US CO2 policy not as daring as it looks

July 2014
ENDS (Environmental Data Services);Jul2014, Issue 473, p8
The article reports on the plan issued by the U.S. Evironmental Protection Agency (EPA) which targets to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from power plants by 2030. The provisions of the proposal and the methods considered appropriate for meeting the emissions reduction target including improvements at power plants, fuel switching, renewables growth and energy efficiency are discussed. Experts' views on the relevance of the plan for the United Nations climate change process are presented.


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