Trump replacement for Obama climate plan moves forward

Trump replacement for Obama climate plan moves forward

BILLINGS, Mont. — The Trump administration is advancing a proposal for electric utilities that would supplant President Barack Obama’s principal attempt to curtail US contributions to global warming, with a new rule that’s expected to go easier on the coal industry.

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Pope warns climate change turning Earth into desert, garbage

Pope warns climate change turning Earth into desert, garbage

Pope Francis is urging governments to make good on their commitments to curb climate change, warning that continued unsustainable development and rampant consumption threaten to turn the Earth into a vast pile of “rubble, deserts and refuse.”

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Heed the world-wide call vs plastic pollution

THE Philippines joined a worldwide call to end plastic pollution as it marked this April the first anniversary of its accession to the Paris Agreement on Climate Change. The country became the 138th state party to the Paris Agreement on April 22, 2017, a month after the Philippine Mission to the United Nations deposited our Instrument of Accession on March 23, 2017.

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Costs and Emissions Will Increase If Nuclear Plants Close

A report released this week by The Brattle Group says that if four nuclear power plants in Ohio and Pennsylvania are allowed to retire early it will cause “substantially higher emissions of CO2 and other pollutants” and that there will be “a significant increase in electricity prices” not only in the two states, but also […]

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Costs and Emissions Will Increase If Nuclear Plants Close

A report released this week by The Brattle Group says that if four nuclear power plants in Ohio and Pennsylvania are allowed to retire early it will cause “substantially higher emissions of CO2 and other pollutants” and that there will be “a significant increase in electricity prices” not only in the two states, but also […]

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Under Competitive Pressure, Nuclear Industry Doing All It Can, NEI Head Says

The nation’s paramount nuclear power trade group has launched a wide-ranging strategy to help generators stay profitable in tight markets, the head of the Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI) told Wall Street analysts on April 12. In an address broadcast on Facebook, Maria Korsnick, NEI president and CEO, said that nuclear plants that operate in competitive […]

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