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The Answer to Coal Climate Pollution Is Natural Gas and Carbon Capture, EPA Says


The Environmental Protection Agency has new rules for how much carbon dioxide power plants can spew. Designed to ensure that no new plants built in the U.S. can be highly polluting, the regulations would prohibit the dirtiest coal-fired power plants without additional technology to capture and store CO2. The trouble is: hardly any such coal-fired [...]

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Good and Possible: Climate Talks, Carbon Capture


In the words of Maite Nkoana-Mashabane*, President of the Durban UN Climate Change Conference, “we should not let the perfect become the enemy of the good and the possible.” Given the thousands of fossil fuel-fired power plants around the world (including about 3,000 in North American alone), this “good and possible” likely means a future [...]

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