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Bloomberg climate plan would halve U.S. carbon emissions in 10 years

2:39am IST

ALEXANDRIA, Va. Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg on Friday unveiled a climate plan to slash U.S. carbon emissions by 50% in ten years, by slapping tougher pollution standards on new gas-fired power plants and replacing coal with cleaner energy sources like wind and solar.

Bloomberg climate plan would halve U.S. carbon emissions in 10 years

13 Dec 2019

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Dec 13 Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg on Friday unveiled a climate plan to slash U.S. carbon emissions by 50% in ten years, by slapping tougher pollution standards on new gas-fired power plants and replacing coal with cleaner energy sources like wind and solar.

New U.S. energy secretary slams NY for blocking gas pipelines

12 Dec 2019

WASHINGTON New U.S. Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette slammed New York state regulators on Thursday for blocking pipelines that would bring natural gas from Appalachia to New England, but did not specify whether the Trump administration could do anything to push the projects forward.

New U.S. energy secretary slams NY for blocking gas pipelines

12 Dec 2019

WASHINGTON, Dec 12 New U.S. Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette slammed New York state regulators on Thursday for blocking pipelines that would bring natural gas from Appalachia to New England, but did not specify whether the Trump administration could do anything to push the projects forward.

Climate change hitting top U.S. fishery in the Arctic: NOAA

11 Dec 2019

WASHINGTON/ANCHORAGE Climate change is causing chaos in the Bering Sea, home to one of America's largest fisheries, an example of how rising temperatures can rapidly change ecosystems important to the economy, U.S. federal government scientists said in a report on Tuesday.

Climate change hitting top U.S. fishery in the Arctic -NOAA

11 Dec 2019

WASHINGTON/ANCHORAGE, Dec 10 Climate change is causing chaos in the Bering Sea, home to one of America's largest fisheries, an example of how rising temperatures can rapidly change ecosystems important to the economy, U.S. federal government scientists said in a report on Tuesday.

U.S. defence policy bill requires nuclear power inspections for Saudi Arabia - sources

10 Dec 2019

WASHINGTON (This December 9 story has been refiled to correct name of nonproliferation group in paragraph six.)

Trump takes aim at trickle-down toilets, faucets

07 Dec 2019

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump said on Friday he has directed his environmental regulators to find answers to what he said is a big problem - water-conserving showers, faucets and toilets.

EPA ignores health benefits of coal rule it plans to weaken: economists

05 Dec 2019

WASHINGTON A U.S. Environmental Protection Agency proposal to weaken a rule on coal plant pollution fails to consider billions of dollars in health benefits for Americans, economists from universities including Harvard and Yale said on Wednesday.

U.S. EPA ignoring health benefits of coal rule it plans to weaken -economists

04 Dec 2019

WASHINGTON, Dec 4 A U.S. Environmental Protection Agency proposal to weaken a rule on coal plant pollution fails to consider billions of dollars in health benefits for Americans, economists from universities including Harvard and Yale said on Wednesday.

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