Climate Change

"EPA’s Rule on Greenhouse Gases: Big Promises, Little Impact"

"WASHINGTON — The Obama administration on Friday set the first-ever limits on greenhouse gas emissions from power plants, but their impact could be minimal because they don’t apply to existing plants and there are few coal-fired power plants being built in the United States."

Source: McClatchy, 09/24/2013

Cleaner Air From Tackling Climate Change 'Would Save Millions of Lives'

"Tackling climate change would save millions of lives a year by the end of the century purely as a result of the decrease in air pollution, according to a new study."

"The study is published as scientists from around the globe gather in Stockholm to thrash out final details of a landmark assessment of climate science. Their final report is due to be released on Friday 27 September and will set out projections of wide-ranging impacts of global warming from droughts to floods to sea-level rise.

Source: Guardian, 09/24/2013

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