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EPA’s Carbon Rule: State Goals

State-specific info
by Bill Chameides
Jun 3, 2014

How much does each state need to reduce its carbon load to comply with the federal government’s landmark carbon rule?

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Obama’s New Carbon Emissions Rule: Drumroll Please…

by Bill Chameides
Jun 2, 2014

An historic event or an historic trend?

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Electric Power Conundrum at the Crossroads of Energy, Climate and Water

power plant
by Bill Chameides
Nov 7, 2013

Which is more important: Meeting energy demand, lowering carbon emissions, or conserving water? How about all three?

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Post-Vacation Catch-Up: Obama’s Other Climate Shoe Falls, New Normal Becoming Normal

by Bill Chameides
Jul 3, 2013

Obama calls for greenhouse gas cuts while weather woes persist.

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Climate Change Change Gonna Come?

Obama, presidential inauguration, January 2013
by Bill Chameides
Jan 22, 2013

Obama promises action on climate change during his second term.

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On U.S. greenhouse gas emissions and cognitive dissonance

Burning less coal but exporting more simply shifts what would be our greenhouse gas emissions to someone else. (Photograph of coal plant in China by ishmatt/Flickr)
by Bill Chameides
Nov 14, 2012

United States predicted to be world’s leading oil producer. Warning: Claiming lower carbon emissions while exporting fossil fuels can lead to cognitive dissonance.

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On trying to catch the wind energy?

Wind turbines - NREL
by Bill Chameides
Sep 18, 2012

A lack of wind won’t stall our future renewable energy economy, but Congress might.

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Jobs and Coal in West Virginia: Up and Down?

by Bill Chameides
Jul 18, 2012

An examination of the data in the Mountain State may surprise you.

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The Nuclear Power Conundrum

by Bill Chameides
Jul 5, 2012

Are fossil fuels the retro fallback option for a nuclear-free future?

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Talking Green in Aspen

by Bill Chameides
Jun 27, 2012

Desolation Row or New Morning? What does the future hold?

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