Global CO2 emissions must peak by 2015 — and all coal-fired power plants must be closed by 2030 — to avoid run-away climate change.
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Don’t Let Duke Energy Block Solar Competition in North Carolina!
North Carolina House Bill 245, the Energy Freedom Act, would open up North Carolina electricity markets to third party (“no money down”) sales of electricity, but Duke Energy is lobbying furiously to protect its monopoly control over North Carolina.
NC Utilities Commission declines to conduct hearing, and signals that Duke Energy can keep building power plants to expand its outside customer base
Studies are homing in on which particles polluting the air are most sickening — and why By Janet Raloff July 18th, 2009; Vol.176 #2 Bad breathFrom left: Alohaspirit/istockphoto; Egdigital/istockphoto Tasteless. Invisible to the eye. Air contaminants less than a tenth the size of a pollen grain are nevertheless dangerous. …
Coal is the single greatest threat to civilization and all life on our planet.
See the full study, Target Atmospheric CO2: Where Should Humanity Aim? http://www.columbia.edu/~jeh1/2008/TargetCO2_20080317.pdf See the one-page summary of this study: https://www.ncwarn.org/Programs/NewCoalPlants/TargetAtmosphericCO2Summary.pdf
NEWS RELEASE January 30, 2008 Contact: Jim Warren, NC WARN 919-416-5077 Paul Gunter, Beyond Nuclear 301-523-0201 David Lochbaum, Union of Concerned Scientists 202-223-6133 Inspector General: Progress, Duke Nukes lead in fire violations Agency’s watchdog cites 14 years of non-enforcement of key meltdown risk DURHAM, NC – Six out of 15 …