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EPA gives states flexibility in cutting carbon emissions

Jun 2, 2014
More on the EPA's aim to cut power plants' carbon emissions 30% by 2030
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EPA's carbon rules may give some states a head start

May 30, 2014
But nobody knows which states. It depends on how the rules get written.
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EPA rules on coal plants' emissions will require new technology

Sep 20, 2013
The Environmental Protection Agency's is issuing new limits on emissions by coal-burning plants that new plants will need advanced carbon-capture technology to comply.
Posted In: EPA, carbon emissions, pollution, coal, gas, energy

Natgas, renewables and the future economy

Jul 10, 2013
Michael Levi of the Council on Foreign Relations discusses two unfolding energy revolutions: the natural gas boom and the rise of renewables.
Posted In: natural gas, climate change, Obama, energy, carbon emissions

Climate change policy: Tech winners and losers

Jun 25, 2013
President Obama will announce a plan on Tuesday designed to push forward his administration's goals on confronting climate change. Which technologies will get the go-ahead?
Posted In: climate change, Obama, greenhouse gases, carbon emissions

In regulating carbon pollution, the price put on it matters

Jun 24, 2013
Governments and businesses estimate a Social Cost of Carbon, the cost of damage caused by a ton of carbon emissions.
Posted In: carbon emissions, carbon dioxide, climate change

Global clean energy progress stalled: Report

Apr 17, 2013
Reports over the past couple years have suggested sky-high U.S. carbon-dioxide emissions have been falling, but what about the global energy picture? A new report suggests its nothing to write home about.
Posted In: carbon emissions, natural gas, coal, energy

China considers carbon tax, will U.S. consumers foot the bill?

Feb 22, 2013
The official news agency in China is reporting that the government will tax carbon emissions.
Posted In: China, carbon emissions, carbon tax, Environment

Europe's slowdown endangers cap-and-trade market

Jan 25, 2013
Europe has the largest market for carbon permits in the world. The idea is, the more a company has to pay for permits to pollute, the greater incentive it has to reduce pollution. But the economic slowdown has greatly reduced the cost of permits.
Posted In: carbon emissions, carbon credits, Europe

Facing the 'climate cliff'

Nov 26, 2012
As the Kyoto Protocol nears its expiry, leaders from around the world will come together in for the United Nations yearly climate talks to discuss a new global deal to limit greenhouse gas emissions.
Posted In: climate change, Kyoto Protocol, doha, carbon emissions

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