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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.

News Release | Environment America

U.S., Canada announce bold new agreement to protect climate, Arctic

WASHINGTON, DC  - President Barack Obama and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau today a issued a wide-ranging joint agreement to reduce global warming pollution; advance clean energy and cleaner cars, trucks, and buses; and protect the Arctic.

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News Release | Environment America

Interactive map shows impact of extreme weather events on Americans

WASHINGTON, DC – Ninety-seven percent of Americans live in a county affected by at least one weather-related disaster in recent years, according to a new interactive map using county-level federal government data and personal disaster stories from more than 150 Americans impacted by extreme weather.

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Extreme Weather Map | Katie Hammer

Our new interactive extreme weather map shows weather-related disasters in the United States over the last five years and tells the stories of the people and communities who have endured some of those disasters and other extreme weather events. 

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News Release | Environment America

Great day for the Grand Canyon, as U.S. Forest Service rejects development outside the park

WASHINGTON, DC - Today the U.S. Forest Service denied an application for a road easement that would clear the way for hundreds of homes, retail shops and hotels outside Grand Canyon National Park.

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