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CLIP: President Obama's New Climate Change Regulations

AIR DATE: Wednesday, August 5, 2015

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.


  • 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.



  • 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.”


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