Posts tagged: Clean Power Plan

Obama’s Hidden Climate Leverage

The Clean Air Act gives him one more big tool to control states’ energy sectors. Will he use it?

Written by Brian Potts

Over the past six months, President Barack Obama has cemented his climate legacy with the release of the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan and the execution of the Paris climate agreement. But, as even he admits, neither of those policies will be enough to avert the worst effects of climate change. In fact, the laws on the books today aren’t even enough for the United States to meet its Paris obligations.… Continue Reading