TITLE

Benefit of Counsel: On global warming and the power industry

AUTHOR(S)
Perlis, Mark
PUB. DATE
July 2003
SOURCE
Electric Light & Power;Jul2003, Vol. 81 Issue 7, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the impact of the Kyoto Protocol, a set of international restrictions on national greenhouse gas emissions, on electric utilities in the U.S. Creation of incentives for utilities to become fuel-efficient; Achievement of significant reductions of carbon dioxide emissions; Development of better means of measuring and recognizing greenhouse gas emissions.
ACCESSION #
10444837

 

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