Following President Obama's announcement of his climate change policy, talk about a "War on Coal" has increased. But has there really been a "war on coal' or is the "War on Coal" just another industry-backed marketing campaign created to rally support?
Thanks to a sophisticated health impact assessment model, the scientists were able to estimate both the health and economic impact of the 300 biggest coal plants in Europe, as well as the potential impact of 50 projects still in the planning phases.
Canada has decided to adopt the upcoming EPA Tier 3 vehicle emission standard from the US. The move makes a lot of sense because of the geographical proximity of the countries and because the Tier 3 standard is a pretty good step in the right direction.