Obama’s Climate Change Plan Sounds Familiar To Northeast

Jun 27th, 2013 | By | Category: General

The steps detailed Tuesday by President Obama to slow the progress of climate change while lessening its disastrous effects already underway mirror, in part, existing state and regional efforts to limit greenhouse gases and support renewable energy.

The White House said the president’s plan will set up carbon emission standards for existing and new power plants, which release a third of all greenhouse gases in the United States. It puts $8 billion in loans to energy-efficiency projects, directs the federal government to permit more renewable energy projects on government-owned land, and launches a number of efforts to prepare vulnerable areas for the impacts of climate change.

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