┬áHungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Friday blamed European Union action to combat climate change for a surge in energy prices, and said that Poland and Hungary would present a united front on this issue at the next EU summit. The jump in energy prices has inflamed tensions between European Union countries over their green transition policies. Wealthy member states say it proves the need to press on with new climate change policies but poorer EU countries are worried they could push up consumer bills. read more Analysts have said gas prices are the main driver of European electricity costs, while the soaring cost of permits on the EU carbon market has contributed around a fifth of the power price increase. Orban, […]