News: With Corporate Help, Obama Announces Actions on Renewable Energy

Climate change is definitely an issue that we can’t ignore anymore. Many countries have been suffering massive man-made disasters caused by global warming, such as flooding, rising sea- levels, drought etc. Developed and developing countries all have to face the conflict between economic development and environment protection.

According to news from Reuters, US president Obama addressed climate change as a priority for the rest of his term in office and wanted strong actions on the issue to be part of his legacy. The administration is considering to cut greenhouse gas emissions from power plants by encouraging power saving or expanding renewable energy. Meanwhile, an additional $2 billion would be devoted to energy efficient upgrades to government buildings over the next three years. Those measures will spark the investment of renewable energy sector and at least 50,000 workers could join the industry by 2020.

Source: Reuters

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s