Opinion: Emissions curbs would give a boost to renewable energy

08/15/2010 | CBS News

The oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico has reignited calls for increasing the use of renewable-energy sources such as solar, wind power, wave motion and geothermal, writes Seth Doane. However, to give renewable energy a fair opportunity, U.S. lawmakers should put into place a sweeping climate-and-energy bill that would impose emissions curbs on coal-fired power plants, said Fred Krupp of the Environmental Defense Fund.

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