Click to Watch in HD > Dutch Parliament Shuts Down ALL Coal-Fired Power Plants
Watch The Dutch have eliminated the coal industry in their country. They’re getting serious about fighting global warming. Cenk Uygur and John Iadarola, hosts of The Young Turks, break it down. Tell us what you think in the comment section below. http://tytnetwork.com/join
As President Obamas signature Clean Power Plan heads to court, the Dutch parliament voted Thursday to shut down its entire coal industry. The move is needed in order for the country to meet its 2030 goal to reduce carbon emissions by 55 percent.
The action would put the Netherlands in position to achieve the goals of the Paris climate agreement. The 77 to 72 vote, while non-binding, comes on the heels of a recent confidential study, leaked to the Dutch newspaper Trouw, that one or more plants would have to be closed. The country has five coal plants currently in operation, including three that just came online last year. A recent five percent increase in emissions has been linked to its newest plants.”*
Read more here: http://www.ecowatch.com/shut-down-coal-plants-netherlands-2017447528.html
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