In December 2014, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released long-awaited coal ash safety standards designed to increase the reliability of coal ash disposal sites. These standards had been years in the making, but stopped short of classifying coal ash as a hazardous waste material, which many advocates had been hoping for....read more
Notorious skeptic Bjorn Lomborg recently testified in Congress at the request of Sen. James (“Global warming is the greatest hoax ever perpetrated on the American People”) Inhofe. Predictably, Lomborg called on the APAC 6 to ignore Kyoto because it's too expensive – without any recognition of all the wealth and jobs a global transition to clean energy would create. And nowhere does he justify his outrageous assertion that addressing climate change will cost $5 to $8 trillion. His sponsors, in this case APAC, include four of the world's mightiest coal giants – Australia, China, Inda and the US – which just might account for his financial obfuscation!