STANDOUTS IN THE OBAMA CLIMATE PLAN
The 5 Most Interesting Pieces of Obama’s New Climate Plan; There’s a lot of repackaged stuff in the president’s plan. Here’s what’s new.
Stephen Lacey, June 25, 2013 (Greentech Media)
“After promising to make climate change a top priority in his second term, President Obama has finally rolled out his new plan for action…With Congress unable to pass anything substantive on climate change -- let alone admit that it's a problem -- Obama explained in his recent State of the Union address that he would do as much as possible with his executive authority. After a period of silence on what executive actions the president might take, the White House released an official plan of action…[It includes]…1. Doubling renewable energy by 2020…2. Establishing strong new goals for energy efficiency…3. Launching a climate data initiative…4. Stopping the public financing of international coal projects…5. Potentially avoiding construction of Keystone XL…” click here for more