EPA says change to require efficiency efforts instead of carbon capture will encourage ‘clean coal’ in the US and worldwide
The Trump administration is rolling back a climate change regulation that restricted new coal plants.
The change is mostly symbolic – but nevertheless sends a strong signal. Companies in the US are not building plants that burn coal because burning natural gas is cheaper and creates less pollution. Renewable power has also eaten into coal’s market share.
Original Title: Trump rolls back climate change rule that restricted new coal plants
Full Text of the Original Article: https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/dec/06/trump-rolls-back-climate-change-rule-that-restricted-new-coal-plants