POV: Power Breakfast

Power Breakfast for July 1, 2015

Supreme Court ruling won't stop climate rules, EPA says; U.S. and Brazil announce increased renewable energy goals


POV: Power Breakfast

A nearly daily round-up of news for your consideration:

  • The U.S. and Brazil announced they will increase the amount of electricity generated by renewable energy sources to 20 percent by 2030, The Washington Times reports. White House officials said the Clean Power Plan will speed that transition.
  • Environmental Protection Agency officials say Monday’s Supreme Court ruling against a key air pollution rule will not affect any other air or climate regulations. As The Hill reports, “Officials have not said what they will do next with the mercury rule, including whether they will seek to remedy the problem that the Supreme Court identified.”
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