What's Next: Obama to unveil Clean Power Plan

United States President Barack Obama is set to unveil today the final version of his plan to tackle greenhouse gases from coal-fired power plants as he aims to cement his legacy on climate change.
United States President Barack Obama is set to unveil today the final version of his plan to tackle greenhouse gases from coal-fired power plants as he aims to cement his legacy on climate change.PHOTO: REUTERS

Obama to unveil Clean Power Plan

United States President Barack Obama is set to unveil today the final version of his plan to tackle greenhouse gases from coal-fired power plants as he aims to cement his legacy on climate change.

The Clean Power Plan will usher in a sweeping transformation of the US electricity sector, encouraging an aggressive shift towards more renewable energy, and away from coal-fired electricity.


All eyes on Greek banks

The spotlight will be on Greece's embattled banks when the Athens stock exchange reopens today after its activity had been halted for nearly a month.

The banks have seen outflows of billions of euros from deposits over the past six months and may need additional capital.


What S'pore will look like in the future

Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam will launch today the World Scientific's latest book, Singapore 2065: Leading Insights On Economy And Environment From 50 Singapore Icons And Beyond.

The book collates the insights of leading Singapore thinkers on what the Republic will look like in 50 years. The event will be held at the Singapore Art Museum.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 03, 2015, with the headline 'What'sNext'. Print Edition | Subscribe