Lucy Perkins A New Approach To Refugees: Pay Them To Go Home By Lucy Perkins • Jan 13, 2018 Our series, "Take A Number," is exploring problems around the world — and the people who are trying to solve them — through the lens of a single number. 158,000. That's roughly how many refugees are stuck in limbo in Europe right now. President Obama Unveils New Power Plant Rules In 'Clean Power Plan' By Lucy Perkins • Aug 3, 2015 Updated at 2:30 p.m. ET President Obama formally unveiled his plan to cut power plant emissions — some two years in the making — calling it the "single most important step that America has ever made in the fight against global climate change."