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.
My Home’s Involvement in Climate Change
I was born in the Dominican Republic on September 19,2001. When I was three my father brought me and my mother to the United States to live a better lifestyle, as every immigrant dreams of. We still visit family back in the Dominican Republic and it’s always