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We helped win the single biggest action our country has ever taken on climate

Under the newly announced Clean Power Plan, gas and coal power plants will pollute 32 percent less and clean energy sources such as wind and solar will meet much more of the nation’s electricity needs. Environment America is proud of the role we’ve played to galvanize public support for this historic plan. With continued commitment from President Obama and state leaders, and strong backing from the American people, this will mark a giant shift toward the 100 percent clean energy reality that the climate crisis demands and future generations deserve.

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This isn’t your normal Earth Day. Make it your most impactful. | Ross Sherman

Ideas for action during a challenging time for our environment.

 

 

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The Atlantic and Arctic still deserve protection | Michael Carter

It was a huge victory and a testament to people power when permanent protections were put in place safeguarding 98 percent of our federal Arctic waters and 3.8 million acres of the Atlantic. Unfortunately, our oceans are once again at risk to the threat of offshore drilling. On the heels of executive orders targeting climate progress and clean water, President Trump has indicated one is on its way that will promote offshore drilling.

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Environment America Supports the March for Science

This Saturday is Earth Day, and to celebrate, Environment America is supporting the March for Science in Washington, D.C., (and sister marches across the country).

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Proposals to strengthen pollution control program fall short

This week, nine northeastern states presented three possible options for strengthening the best regional clean air and climate protection program in the country, the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative. This program limits dangerous pollution from power plants across the region – helping to slow the warming of our planet and clean up our air. It also fuels investment in clean energy by making polluters pay to pollute. 

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Cities can lead the solar energy revolution | Bret Fanshaw

Without federal clean energy leadership, local governments will need to pick up the slack.

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