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Climate Cast: New Clean Power Plan mandates large carbon pollution reductions

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Black Dog power plant
The Black Dog power plant in Burnsville, Minn., as seen on Wednesday, April 8, 2015.
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Climate Cast
Every Thursday, MPR meteorologist Paul Huttner joins Kerri Miller to talk about the latest research on our changing climate and the consequences we're seeing here in Minnesota and worldwide.
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MPR News' Kerri Miller and MPR News' Chief Meteorologist Paul Huttner look at the details in President Obama's Clean Power Plan to combat climate change. 

This week's Climate Cast explores how deep the cuts to emission standards in the U.S. could impact global carbon pollution, the reactions to the new standards and what to expect down the road.