Debate Over Proposed New EPA Limits For Carbon Dioxide Emissions

A boat stands in the shadow of the coal-fired Morgantown Generating Station, on May 29, 2014 in Newburg, Maryland.  - Mark Wilson/Getty Images

A boat stands in the shadow of the coal-fired Morgantown Generating Station, on May 29, 2014 in Newburg, Maryland.

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Debate Over Proposed New EPA Limits For Carbon Dioxide Emissions

We discuss details of the new rules proposed by President Barack Obama's administration and implications for global greenhouse gas levels, coal-fired power plants and the price of electricity.

The Obama administration proposes strong action on climate change: new limits on carbon dioxide emissions. We discuss details of the new rules and implications for global greenhouse gas levels, coal-fired power plants and the price of electricity.

Guests

Coral Davenport

climate and energy reporter, The New York Times.

Frances Beinecke

president, Natural Resources Defense Council; former member of the National Oil Spill Commission.

Jeff Holmstead

former assistant administrator for air and radiation at the Environmental Protection Agency (2001-05); now heads the environmental strategy section at Bracewell & Giuliani LLP.

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