NRDC Expert Blog
Adding renewable, zero-carbon generation to an electricity system helps reduce carbon emissions, just like adding ice to a drink makes it colder.
This post, authored by Arjun Krishnaswami, originally appeared as a guest post in Noah Long's blog.
The Environmental Protection Agency announced this week that it has issued a proposal to repeal the Clean Power Plan (CPP), which aims to reduce dangerous carbon pollution from power plants.
The Trump Administration is reportedly looking for ways to artificially prop up an economically struggling coal plant in Arizona, but support for the plant might come at the expense of support for affected communities.
Part of NRDC's Year-End Series Reviewing 2016 Energy Developments
The transition to a clean energy future is accelerating all across the country, and this shift has been particularly apparent in the west.