The Impact of Climate Change on the Rural Environments of the Northeast

This fact sheet was created for the “Focus on Change” conference held June of 2012. It explores the consequences of extreme weather conditions on the rural environments of the Northeast. It exposes the vulnerabilities and stresses that will be placed on rural populations and ecosystems as a result of climate change.

The Impact of Climate Change on the Energy Systems of the Northeast

This fact sheet was created for the “Focus on Change” conference held June of 2012. It explores the consequences of extreme weather conditions on the energy systems of the Northeast. It exposes the vulnerabilities and stresses that will be placed on energy demand and infrastructure as our environment changes dues to climate change.

Summary of Proposed Rule

Standards of Performance for Greenhouse Gas Emissions for New Stationary Sources: Electric Utility Generating Units

Policy Brief: Analysis of surplus emission allowances in the regional greenhouse gas initiative (RGGI) and state control of the surplus.

This brief details the expected emissions from RGGI units during the first compliance period. It explores ways that surplus allowances can be eliminated making the RGGI cap binding.

What's Ahead for Power Plants and Industry?

Using the Clean Air Act to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Building on Existing Regional Programs

Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions in the United States

Using Existing Federal Authorities and State Action

Keeping the Lights on in the State Laboratory

Enabling U.S. States to Achieve Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reductions through Retirement of Federal Cap-and-Trade Allowances

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