TITLE

DATA

PUB. DATE
December 2007
SOURCE
High Country News;12/10/2007, Vol. 39 Issue 23, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers statistical data related to the carbon costs in the U.S. It discusses the amount of money spent by taxpayers to offset the annual carbon dioxide emission by coal-burning power plant in the U.S. Capitol, the tons of carbon dioxide emitted by wildfires in West and power plants each year, and the tons of carbon dioxide released by the trees destroyed by hurricanes Katrina and Rita in 2005. Furthermore, the amount of federal budget to replant the trees killed by the hurricanes, the tons of carbon dioxide released by Southern Co.'s power plants, and the amount of contribution by the company's employees to the campaigns of George W. Bush, the president of the U.S., are also discussed.
ACCESSION #
28039430

 

Related Articles

  • Bush's reversal on utility emissions divides cabinet. Knickerbocker, Brad // Christian Science Monitor;3/15/2001, Vol. 93 Issue 76, p2 

    Reports on the decision of United States President George W. Bush to not regulate power-plant emissions of carbon dioxide; Divisions within the Cabinet; Opposition to the decision by environmentalists; Outlook for global warming; Idea that the decision is the reversal of one of Bush's campaign...

  • Air Attacks. Swanton, Mary // InsideCounsel;Apr2009, Vol. 20 Issue 208, p52 

    The article discusses carbon dioxide and mercury emissions as U.S. President Barack Obama's administration priority target in its war on pollution. It recalls that carbon-generation climate change has been a favorite topic in national debates sidelining other air-born toxins. The article...

  • President Is Urged to Reconsider Policies on Carbon Dioxide Emissions.  // Chemical Market Reporter;04/23/2001, Vol. 259 Issue 17, p5 

    Focuses on the action taken by the House Democrats in urging United States President George W. Bush to reconsider his decision not to seek cut in carbon dioxide emissions from power plants. Argument made by Bush on his decision; Views of scientists on carbon dioxide and its impact on human health.

  • Where There's Smoke... Isikoff, Michael; Gegax, T. Trent; Turque, Bill // Newsweek;3/26/2001, Vol. 137 Issue 13, p34 

    Reports on the decision of United States President George W. Bush that does not require electric-power plants to reduce emissions of carbon dioxide. Suggestion that Bush broke a campaign pledge; Thought that corporations have a tremendous amount of influence over Bush; Lobbying of Edison...

  • Officials respond to carbon dioxide move. Hare, David // Las Vegas Business Press;03/19/2001, Vol. 18 Issue 12, p10 

    Focuses on the criticisms received by United States President George W. Bush concerning his decision allowing carbon dioxide emissions from power plants to go unregulated. Reasons cited to justify Bush's decision; Defense made by Nevada Division of Environmental Protection Agency deputy...

  • Cleaner Cars are on the Way.  // Mother Earth News;Feb/Mar2006, Issue 214, p30 

    The article presents a reprint of the article "Cleaner Cars Are on the Way," which appeared in November 11, 2005 issue of "The New York Times." Strict limitation on the automobile emission of carbon dioxide will be adopted by the state of New York. The policy complies with the California...

  • Risking the environment. Gergen, David // U.S. News & World Report;04/09/2001, Vol. 130 Issue 14, p100 

    Editorial. Offers commentary related to environmental decisions made by United States President George W. Bush and his administration in early 2001. Focus on Bush's announcement that he wants to disregard the Kyoto protocol; Flaws with the treaty, which would have the U.S. reduce emissions of...

  • Statement on the Energy Information Administration's Report. Bush, George W. // Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents;5/28/2007, Vol. 43 Issue 21, p670 

    The article presents a statement issued by U.S. President George W. Bush about the report of the U.S. Energy Information Administration on May 23, 2007. He mentioned that the report included a flash estimate of U.S. carbon dioxide emissions for 2006 which showed that emissions declined 78...

  • The hard coal facts. Whitman, David // U.S. News & World Report;03/26/2001, Vol. 130 Issue 12, p16 

    Discusses United States President George W. Bush's decision to withdraw his support of legislation that would require power plants to reduce carbon dioxide emissions. Bush's reasons for his move, including a Department of Energy study; How such legislation would have hurt the coal industry in...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics