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US to cut carbon emission from power plants by 30 %

Last Updated: Monday, June 02, 2014, 20:59

The US will cut carbon emission from existing power plants, the single largest source of carbon pollution in the world`s largest economy, by 30 % by 2030, an ambitious target that marks the first-ever attempt at limiting such pollution.

US carbon pollution up 2 percent in 2013

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 14, 2014, 06:48

Energy-related carbon dioxide pollution grew by 2 per cent last year after declining several years in a row, a government report said.

Faulty model behind US underestimating carbon costs

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 18, 2012, 14:49

A faulty analytical model is behind the US government`s underestimating the costs of carbon pollution, says an economic expert.

US sets new carbon standard for power plants

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 28, 2012, 09:12

Standard coal plants emit nearly 1,800 pounds of carbon pollution an hour.

US carbon emissions down record 7% in 2009

Last Updated: Friday, May 07, 2010, 17:43

US energy-related CO2 emissions fell a record 7% in 2009, officials said citing economic slump.