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Climate Change News Digest for 4/26/23

This digest provides a selection of recent news articles relating to climate change and other environmental issues. Click on the title to read the full article from its original source. E.P.A. to Propose First Controls on Greenhouse Gases From Power Plants By Coral Davenport and Lisa Friedman (New York Times) If the regulation is implemented, it will be the first time the federal government has limited carbon emissions from existing power plants, which generate 25 percent of U.S. greenhouse gases. Most Federal Forest is Mature and Old Growth. Now the Question Is Whether to Protect It By Marianne Lavelle (Inside Climate News) The Biden administration completes inventory, launches plan for new rules on "climate resilience" for forests. Meanwhile, logging continues in carbon-rich federal stands. Electric Vehicle Tax Credit Rules Create ‘Chaos for Consumers’ By Lawrence Ulrich (New York Times) Buying an electric car has become much more complicated because of restrictions on which models qualify for a federal tax credit of up to $7,500. UN: World set to blow through 1.5C carbon budget in 10 years By Joe Lo (Climate Home News) The world will soon have pumped out enough greenhouse gas to take the temperature more than 1.5C above pre-industrial levels. ‘Explosive’ growth means one in three new cars will be electric by 2030 By Josh Gabbatiss (Carbon Brief) More than one in three new vehicles sold in 2030 will be electric thanks to “explosive” growth in the market, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA). About the Digest: Articles included here are selected from several organizations which consolidate climate change related news from many sources around the world. These organizations include Carbon Brief and Inside Climate News. Accessing the full articles from the links provided here may sometimes not be possible due to access restrictions of the originating publications.

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