Obama talks climate change in policy speech

Carroll, Jeremy
July 2013
Waste & Recycling News;7/8/2013, Vol. 19 Issue 7, p2
Trade Publication
The article reports on a 45-minute speech of U.S. President Barack Obama from Georgetown University wherein he called for action against climate change, and directed the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to enact pollution standards for both new and existing power plants. He also laid out the case for the reduction in greenhouse gas emissions through coal power plants, as well as the expansion of solar and wind energy. He also urged coal users to switch to natural gas.


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