Tag: carbon pollution
Together these interests broadly representing coal and petroleum producers are trying to prevent Pennsylvania from joining regional programs to curb carbon pollution.
“The climate crisis is already endangering the health and safety of Pennsylvanians, from excessive heat to harmful air pollution. The only way to change the state’s trajectory is for lawmakers to swiftly ramp up aggressive climate action.”
Opponents of climate action are publishing flawed studies in scientific journals to support false claims that align with the fossil fuel industry’s deregulatory agenda.
"Our study supports recent evidence that there is no safe level of air pollution—finding an increased risk of cardiac arrest despite air quality generally meeting the standards."
Unfortunately, the DOE hopes that the solutions will enable competitive operation of fossil-based power generation infrastructure in a low-carbon future, rather than focusing on clean energy.
“It is clear today that we won't be able to achieve zero gigatonnes by the end of the century without the use of carbon removal technologies.”