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Coal comeback? Trump plan would breathe new life into aging power plants – USA TODAY

CLOSE President Donald Trump continues to dismantle Obama administration efforts to combat coal, gas and oil emissions even as world leaders are set to gather in Poland to fine tune the 2015 landmark global climate deal reached in Paris. (Nov….

New York to Approve One of the World’s Most Ambitious Climate Plans – The New York Times

New York lawmakers have agreed to pass a sweeping climate plan that calls for the state to all but eliminate its greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, envisioning an era when gas-guzzling cars, oil-burning heaters and furnaces would be phased out,…

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EPA: Here comes the carbon rule. What to know

EPA is expected to finalize its power plant carbon rule next week, according to multiple sources. It completes a two-year process to replace an Obama-era regulation with an industry-friendly substitute.

UB team awarded $1.8 million to develop carbon capture technology

(University at Buffalo) University at Buffalo researchers are leading a multi-institution project to develop materials called membranes that can separate carbon dioxide (CO2) from other gases — a technology that factories and power plants could easily install to cut down the amount of carbon they release.

Can We Arrest Global Warming By Yanking CO2 From The Atmosphere? – Forbes

FILE – In this July 27, 2018, file photo, the Dave Johnson coal-fired power plant is silhouetted against the morning sun in Glenrock, Wyo. Jeremy Grantham, a British billionaire investor who’s a major contributor to environmental causes, will fund carbon-capture…

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GEOPOLITICS: France’s Macron to promote climate effort at G-7 summit

French President Emmanuel Macron wants an August summit of the Group of Seven advanced economies to take concrete initiatives on climate change despite divergences with the United States on the issue.

Michael Bloomberg Will Donate $500 Million to Help Close All Remaining U.S. Coal Plants

“This is the fight of our time,” the former New York mayor wrote. Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg will donate $500 million to fund a new initiative to shut down every remaining coal-fired power plant in America by 2030,…