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House Dems introduce clean energy bill for net zero
Democratic leaders in the House last week introduced the Climate Leadership and Environmental Action for our Nation’s Future Act (the CLEAN Future Act, or H.R. 1512), a nearly 1,000-page piece of climate change–focused legislation establishing, among other things, a federal clean electricity standard that targets a 50 percent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions from 2005 levels by 2030 and net-zero emissions by 2050.
The bill, a draft version of which was released in January 2020, presents a sweeping set of policy proposals, both sector-specific and economy-wide, to meet those targets. The final version includes a number of significant revisions to bring the legislation into closer alignment with President Biden’s climate policy campaign pledges. For example, the bill’s clean electricity standard would require all retail electricity suppliers to provide 80 percent clean energy to consumers by 2030 and 100 percent by 2035. (A six-page fact sheet detailing the updates is available online.)
A. Kojima et al.
Fusion Science and Technology | Volume 47 | Number 1 | January 2005 | Pages 306-308
Technical Paper | Open Magnetic Systems for Plasma Confinement | dx.doi.org/10.13182/FST05-A672
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A method for the measurement of the radial flux induced by the electrostatic fluctuations was developed by use of gold neutral beam probes (GNBP). Beam probes were useful devices for the measurement of density and the potential fluctuations in core plasma. The drift wave measured by a GNBP was growing with the finite phase difference between the density and the potential fluctuation. It was found that using the GNBP, the measured drift wave caused the density and the potential profile to be relaxed through the radial particle flux. Since the plasma difference of the electrostatic fluctuations would cause the radial flux, the measurement of the phase difference had been one of the key parameter for the radial confinement.