In his last days as the US president, Obama banned future drilling in Atlantic and Arctic waters.
Obama relies on a law from 1953, which allows governors to exclude areas at sea of drilling because “it is in the public interest.” Read More
The Paris COP21 agreements have been signed by 160 countries.
This many signatures in one day have been a record for an international UN document.
The treaty aims to keep global warming below 2 degrees Celsius, which gives it a symbolic boost.
This is needed because the last few months, climate changing has again assert worldwide. Read More
The Clean Power Plan from Obama to green the energy production in the United States, does not need to be performed. That is the ruling of the US Supreme Court.
“We’ve got to accelerate the transition away from dirty energy.”
Unfortunately the methane plans do not not cover pipeline transmission and gas distribution losses.
The administration will also continue its policy of suggesting and supporting voluntary oil and gas industry efforts to harness methane from drilling.
President Obama proposes $12 billion to help strengthen Africa’s electric power infrastructure. This new commitments brings total funding of the program to more than $26 billion! The funds are meant to make sure the continent adds 30,000 megawatts of additional capacity and expand access to electricity to at least 60 million households and business. Read More