26 Jun '13, 7pm

How Will President #Obama's #Climate Change Plan Impact #RenewableEnergy? #windpower #windenergy

Describing climate change as "no longer a distant threat," President Obama on Tuesday unveiled a climate change action plan to combat carbon emissions by at least 3 billion metric tons by 2030. In addition to authorizing $8 billion in loan guarantees, Obama's broad proposal calls on the further deployment of renewable energy on federal lands, increased energy efficiency enhancements to appliances and federal buildings to curb carbon U.S. emissions, including pollutants from new and existing power plants. While Obama's plan fell short on enacting federal renewable portfolio standards, his plan called for the federal government to derive 20% of its energy usage from renewable energy. The plan, which consists of several executive actions, has three main components: Cut carbon pollution . In 2012, U.S. carbon emissions fell to the lowest level in two decades even as the econom...

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New Hampshire, USA -- Today President Obama spoke at Georgetown University about his plans to broadly address climate chan...

Inside Obama's Climate Change Plan

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