The Paris Accord | Coal Industry

Posted by: victorb 6/13/2017 10:09 PM

The Paris Accord | Coal Industry
Tuesday, June 13, 2017

The United States recently pulled out of the Paris Climate Agreement (PCA), but major corporations, states, cities and small businesses remain committed to working towards the climate conservation goals set by 195 nations. In fact, Norfolk's mayor signed a letter of intent in June that ensures city efforts to comply with the global climate compact. We're examining the methods through which these institutions are able to work around the national decision, and how the PCA is impacting the coal industry. Tune in at noon on 89.5 WHRV-FM.

Today's Guests:

Derek Thompson - is a senior editor at The Atlantic where he writes about economics, labor markets and the media

Robert Godby - is the director of the Center for Energy Economics & Public Policy at the University of Wyoming

Kit Chope - is the Vice President of Sustainability for the Port of Virginia

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