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"Renewable energy isn't only outpacing new fossil fuel capacity, it's also spurring billions of dollars in economic development . . . "


China plan to cap CO2 emissions seen turning point in climate talks

BY KATHY CHEN AND STIAN REKLEV

(Reuters) - China said on Tuesday it will set an absolute cap on its CO2 emissions from 2016 just a day after the United States announced new targets for its power sector, signaling a potential breakthrough in tough U.N. climate talks.


Climate Change Study Finds U.S. Is Already Widely Affected

By JUSTIN GILLIS MAY 6, 2014



 

Cowlitz tribe opposes Longview coal terminal

Posted on September 11, 2013

Cowlitz Indian tribal officials announced their opposition Monday to a proposed coal export terminal at Longview.

The tribe says increased coal shipments on trains and ships could threaten air and water quality along the Columbia River and harm fish.

The Daily News reports ( http://is.gd/re86Sm) regulators plan five hearings to help plan the environmental review for the $643 million Millennium Bulk Terminals project.