06/06/2014

The EPA’s New Proposal to Curb Carbon Emissions

11:47 minutes

This week, the Environmental Protection Agency released its proposal for cutting carbon emissions from power plants by 30 percent by 2030. Eileen Claussen of the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions walks us through the proposal and discusses its possible impact on environmental and global climate policy.

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Eileen Claussen

Eileen Claussen is president of the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions in Arlington, Virginia.

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