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EPA Carbon Rule Dooms Efficient Coal Plant

One of the nation’s most efficient, clean-burning coal power plants will be shuttered in a few years because bringing it into compliance with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s new carbon dioxide reduction rule would be too expensive. A similar fate awaits coal-fired power plants throughout the country. Operated by the South Carolina Electric & Gas Co. (SCE&G), the 60 year old McMeekin Power Station has an undersized boiler that would normally put it at a competitive...

Talking About Climate Change: A Skeptic’s View

Climate Change Weekly #138 In a recent essay in The Atlantic, Charles C. Mann purports to instruct readers on “How to Talk About Climate So People Will Listen.” Mann tries to find a middle ground between the Alarmists and the Skeptics. In this, he fails more than succeeds. The vast majority of the article simply accepts and rehashes the dubious and sometimes outrageous assertions made by alarmists in the first place--points skeptics have already debunked. Mann’s first mistake is missing the...

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