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Ontario -- Shutdown of Coal Plants Raised Electricity Rates, Failed to Reduce Pollution

Antonella Artuso — Toronto Sun — January 17, 2017

Ontario’s hell-bent determination to phase out coal-fired generation raised electricity rates without significantly improving air pollution levels, a new Fraser Institute report says.

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Here's why Trump can't save jobs in the coal industry?

Completed in 1974, Monroe Power Plant will be the last one standing in 2030

❝ All year, Donald Trump has been promising to rescue the US coal industry by repealing various Obama-era pollution rules and ending the “war on coal.” And all year, analysts have pointed out that he probably can’t stop the collapse of the coal industry — since coal’s woes go far beyond the Environmental Protection Agency.

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Some Good News for People and the Planet

It has been a good week for people and the planet. Last Monday, November 21st, 2016, the federal government announced that it will take steps to phase out pollution from coal-fired power plants across the country by 2030. 572 more words

Climate Change

Health Benefits from a Canada-Wide Coal Phase-Out

In collaboration with CAPE and nine other health organizations, energy think tank the Pembina Institute has released a new report titled “Out with the coal, in with the new: … 319 more words

Climate Change

A Caution to DOE Secretary Al Cusi On A Realistic Energy Mix Policy

David Celestra Tan, MSK
25 July 2016

Dear Secretary Cusi:

You are coming into the Department of Energy that had been touting an Energy Mix objective of 30% coal, 30% natural gas, 30% renewable Energy, and 10% all others. 788 more words

Matuwid Na Singil Sa Kuryente (MSK)

Citizens Climate Lobby: Carbon Fee and Dividend

Tonight, Global Warming Solutions Group will be hosting a speaker from Citizens Climate Lobby at Lakeview Library in Peoria at 6:00 p.m.  Please join us if you can!   200 more words


Three Health Reasons to Close Coal Plants!

Working in collaboration with 15 health organizations from across Canada, CAPE made a formal submission to one of the four Federal/Provincial Working Groups that is collecting ideas to create the Climate Action Plan that will meet Canada’s obligations to the Paris Agreement on Climate Change.  955 more words

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