Ecology, Energy, Economy

Nuclear Is The Cleanest And Cheapest Energy

Washington, DC
Presidential Memorandum
Expanding our Nation’s capacity to generate clean nuclear energy is crucial to our ability to combat climate change, enhance energy security, and increase economic prosperity. My Administration is undertaking substantial steps to expand the safe, secure, and responsible use of nuclear energy. These efforts are critical to accomplishing many of my Administration’s most [...]

What Is Cap-and-trade?

About Emissions Trading / Cap And Trade
U.S. Energy Information Administration: What Is a Cap-and-Trade Program?
A cap-and-trade program is an environmental policy tool designed to reduce emissions of a pollutant by placing a limit (or cap) on the total amount of emissions that can be released by sources covered by the program during a fixed [...]

Is The World Cooling?

WASHINGTON – Have you heard that the world is now cooling instead of warming? You may have seen some news reports on the Internet or heard about it from a provocative new book. Only one problem: It’s not true, according to an analysis of the numbers done by several independent statisticians for The Associated Press.
The [...]

World Climate Conference-3

Closing Statement from World Climate Conference-3
Dr. Jane Lubchenco, Head of the United States Delegation
Improving development and delivery of climate services offers untold economic, environmental, human health, and national security benefits. For these reasons, the U.S. delegation is very pleased with the outcome of this conference, and its decision to establish a Global Framework for [...]

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