Ontario, Canada Phases Out Coal, First in North America to Do So_Featured_, Videos, World News Monday, January 21st, 2013
“By the end of the year, Ontario will become the first jurisdiction in North America to shut down almost its entire coal fleet. Yesterday, the province announced that its last two large coal units will close before 2014, making more than 99 percent of the province’s electricity generated from non-coal sources. It is a major shift for Ontario, which fired 25 percent of its grid from coal a decade ago.”*
Ontario, Canada is phasing out its coal plants and is seeing a tremendous change in greenhouse emissions. Why isn’t anyone else doing it in North America? As always, you should follow the money. Cenk Uygur and Ana Kasparian discuss the issue.
*Read more from Christa Marshall and ClimateWire/ Scientific American: