Obama set to announce steeper emissions cuts from US power plants



News: “President Barack Obama will impose steeper cuts on greenhouse gas emissions from power plants across the country than previously expected, senior administration officials said Sunday, in what the president called the most significant step the U.S. has ever taken to fight global warming.

The Obama administration is expected to finalize the rule at a White House event on Monday, a year after proposing unprecedented carbon dioxide limits.

“Climate change is not a problem for another generation,” Obama said. “Not anymore.”

Opinion: In preparation for the UN Climate Summit in December: