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CLIP: President Obama's New Climate Change Regulations


AIR DATE: Wednesday, August 5, 2015
OVERVIEW:

Jason Plautz talked about President Obama’s announcement of new rules limiting power plant carbon emissions. Remarks from Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell were included.
 

FULL ANNOUNCEMENT:
 

  • President Obama on Power Plant Emissions (Video - 30 min)
    President Obama announced a new rule limiting carbon emissions at power plants in order to combat global climate change. He was introduced by Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy.
     

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ADDITIONAL RESOURCES:
 

  • President Obama with Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon (Video - 15 min)
    President Obama and United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon spoke to reporters following a meeting at the White House. They talked about some of the issues they discussed which included climate change.
     
  • White House Climate Change Video (Video - 2 min)
    President Obama released a video message to America urging action on climate change the day before he announced new standards for power plant emissions.
     
  • Climate Change and Energy Policy (Video - 1 hr)
    Senator James Inhofe (R-OK) spoke about the impact of the Obama administration’s new carbon regulations and policies. He discounted the effects of global climate change, calling concerns false and talking about “climategate.”
     

PEOPLE IN THIS VIDEO:
 

  • Jason Plautz
    Correspondent
    National Journal->Energy and Enivronment
KEYWORDS: Environment, Climate Change, Energy Policy, Economy, Regulations, Carbon Emissions, Jobs