power plants http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/23155/all en Opposition Barely Mentioned Night of Obama’s Global Warming Speech http://www.mrc.org/articles/opposition-barely-mentioned-night-obamas-global-warming-speech <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> President announces ‘sweeping’ plan that would punish power plants, but hardly a hint of criticism on networks. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/julia-seymour">Julia A. Seymour</a> </div> </div> </div> <p dir="ltr">In a speech June 25, President Barack Obama called for the Environmental Protection Agency to put limits for carbon dioxide emissions on power plants, higher fuel efficiency standards, more taxpayer-backed loans for renewable energy companies</p><p dir="ltr">His remarks came on “one of the hottest days of the year,” according to ABC anchor Diane Sawyer. Nevermind that summer just began, so one would hope it would be one of the hottest days of the year. The brief mention of Obama’s plans was followed up with an “extreme weather” story.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/opposition-barely-mentioned-night-obamas-global-warming-speech" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Energy Environment Government Media abc Barack Obama Carbon Dioxide cbs climate Climate Change Coal coal industry energy Global Warming NBC Pollution power plants Regulation Speech Wed, 26 Jun 2013 17:46:36 +0000 julia.seymour 43896 at http://www.mrc.org