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Xi Jinping

We must demand clean power

Thank you for recognizing the importance of the recent agreement by President Xi Jinping and President Barack Obama's in the editorial, "Climate breakthrough" (Nov. 12). That's exactly what this meeting represented — a breakthrough. This public pledge means that the U.S. is in the international spotlight — and we're ready. Solar power has the potential to cover 100 times the U.S. demand for electricity. Wind energy now powers the equivalent of 13 million American homes. Most importantly, we have the chance to finalize a Clean Power Plan that will allow us for the first time to limit the dirtiest global warming polluters in our country — coal-fired...