June 16th, 2014

The EPA Is Right and US Chamber of Commerce Is Wrong on Climate Change

Climate Change & Environment

The Environmental Protection Agency issued proposed rules for power plants last week, arguing that the extra costs of low-carbon power plants are justified by the even larger gains in avoided climate damages. The EPA measures the avoided climate damages on a global basis, meaning that it calculates not only the benefit to the US but also to the rest of the world. The US Chamber of Commerce has objected, arguing that only the US benefits should be taken into account. The EPA has done things right, both ethically and practically.

Read the full article at the Huffington Post


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