Carbon http://nhpr.org en Food Waste To Energy http://nhpr.org/post/food-waste-energy <p><strong>EarthTalk®<br>E - The Environmental Magazine</strong></p><p></p><p><strong><u>Dear EarthTalk</u></strong><strong>: Might another possible source for ethanol be discarded pastries from bakeries? For that matter, wouldn’t fermenting unsold bananas, oranges and apples from grocery store produce departments be able to provide an ample supply of fuel?</strong><em>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; -- Curious in Warren, PA</em></p><p> Sun, 25 Aug 2013 04:00:00 +0000 33893 at http://nhpr.org Food Waste To Energy Changing The Game On Climate Change http://nhpr.org/post/changing-game-climate-change <p>Last month, President Obama vowed to take on climate change, bypassing Congress and pledging to use his authority under existing laws. The centerpiece of his plan is imposing, for the first time, limits on carbon emissions from existing power plants.&nbsp; Environmentalists applauded the announcement, but industry representatives balked, calling the approach heavy handed and warning of plant closures. We'll look at how this debate affects New Hampshire and the region.</p><p></p><p><strong>Guests:</strong></p> Mon, 15 Jul 2013 13:00:02 +0000 Laura Knoy 31308 at http://nhpr.org Changing The Game On Climate Change RGGI Board Recommends Big Carbon Cap Reduction http://nhpr.org/post/rggi-board-recommends-big-carbon-cap-reduction <p></p><p></p><p>The nine states that make up the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative are recommending reducing the cap on power-plant carbon emissions by 45%. The New Hampshire representative on the RGGI board is Tom Burack commissioner of of the DES.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 07 Feb 2013 23:02:14 +0000 Sam Evans-Brown 21565 at http://nhpr.org RGGI Board Recommends Big Carbon Cap Reduction