You may have heard the news today that Trump has started waffling on his stance on whether the U.S. should participate in the Paris Agreement. We decided to take a look at the most recent United Nations' CoP (Conference of the Parties) and what individual groups (i.e. not the federal government) are doing in the U.S. to meet the Paris Agreement's goals.
Last September Energy Secretary Rick Perry proposed new regulations that would have forced ratepayers to pay more to prop up the fading coal industry. FERC released its decision on NOPR last week and unanimously rejected Perry's proposal! Read on to learn more about FERC's decision to say no and why coal isn't the answer.