Obama's New Climate Plan

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Last week, President Obama unveiled his plan to impose new regulations on power plants, establish conditions for approval of the Keystone XL Pipeline and include climate change impacts in all important government decisions. We look at how effective his initiatives will be in limiting carbon pollution and what they will mean for the future of coal, natural gas and renewables. Does his plan go too far or not far enough?


Paul Rogers, environment reporter for San Jose Mercury News, and managing editor of KQED's science and environment unit

Michael Brune, executive director of the Sierra Club

Michael Shellenberger, breakthrough institute, an energy and innovation think-tank

Robin Millican, director of federal affairs at the Institute for Energy Research, a not-for-profit organization which promotes free-market energy policies