Obama Releases the Final Clean Power Plan

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On Monday, the Obama administration announced the final Clean Power Plan, a historic action on climate change. The plan is estimated to reduce carbon pollution from the U.S. by 870 million tons by 2030, a 32% decrease from 2005 levels. The plan targets power plants, the country’s largest emitter of carbon pollution. The plan works by creating partnerships with the …

Clean Power Plan a Big Step in the Right Direction

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President Obama and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released the Clean Power Plan this week, a proposal that would cut carbon pollution from existing coal-fired power plants for the first time.  With power plants being the single largest source of carbon pollution in the U.S., this move by President Obama is the biggest one yet in the work on curbing …