TITLE

Obama talks climate change in policy speech

AUTHOR(S)
Carroll, Jeremy
PUB. DATE
July 2013
SOURCE
Waste & Recycling News;7/8/2013, Vol. 19 Issue 7, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
89237736

 

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