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Obama’s New Carbon Rules: What Price Regulation?

Coal-fired power plant
by Bill Chameides
Jun 9, 2014

Can good economic times roll while carbon emissions decline? Maybe so.

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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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A Tale of Two Air Quality Programs: China vs. the U.S.

Air Pollution
by Bill Chameides
Apr 2, 2014

Air quality benefits can come in baby steps or huge leaps.

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Climate Change Chatter: SCOTUS and ‘Tailoring Rule’ Edition

Dave Johnston Coal-Fired Power Plant
by Bill Chameides
Feb 24, 2014

Today the U.S. Supreme Court hears oral arguments in a case challenging the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed greenhouse gas regulations.

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Obama Administration Grade on Coal Ash: Failing

Dan River
by Bill Chameides
Feb 19, 2014

Yes, failing … just like the coal ash ponds along the Dan River.

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Fracking Waste Wells Linked to Ohio Earthquakes

Northstar I well in Ohio
by Bill Chameides
Aug 27, 2013

Was lack of government regulation at fault?

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On Carbon Taxes and Competition

by Bill Chameides
Aug 14, 2013

The United States and China are talking different languages when it comes to reducing carbon emissions.

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Climate Change Chatter, Issue 11

by Bill Chameides
Aug 2, 2013

In July after 154 leader-less days, the EPA finally got a new administrator. Days later House Republicans put the agency’s budget on the chopping block. Today four former EPA chiefs under Republican presidents chimed in with their thoughts on climate change, the agency they all headed, and the need for action.

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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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Frank Lautenberg, 1924–2013

Sen. Frank lLautenberg
by Bill Chameides
Jun 3, 2013

Senator Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ), the lone ranger on toxic substance reform, dies.

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