Continuing their efforts to reverse the climate change policies of the Bush presidency, the Obama administration agreed Tuesday to review whether or not carbon dioxide emissions from coal-fired power plants. Previously unregulated under the Clean Air Act, this decision clears the way for the EPA to now cap these emissions, which are in part responsible for global warming. A victory for scientists and environmentalists, industry officials (energy) fear that restricting emissions could be economically costly to them.
Pakistan, a country located in South Asia, is known for its diverse landscapes, ranging from towering mountains in the north to vast river valleys in the east and arid deserts in the south. Despite its natural beauty, Pakistan is one of those countries most vulnerable to the impacts