National Climate Assessment

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The Trump Administration has released Volume II of the National Climate Assessment

EPA Proposes New Limits On Emissions From Coal-Fired Plants

This morning, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed a plan to cut carbon pollution from power plants. EPA’s proposal — called the Clean Power Plan — will cut carbon pollution from the power sector 30 percent by 2030, equivalent to the carbon pollution of two-thirds of all cars and trucks in America. Reducing carbon pollution is a key goal… Keep reading →

Texas Gulf Coast Cleans Up After Hurricane Ike

The National Climate Assessment – reportedly the most detailed yet – finds widespread climate impacts and says that while actions are underway to mitigate the effects and adapt to new conditions, these efforts are likely insufficient to avoid some of the most extremely negative consequences associated with anthropogenic global warming. “A team of more than… Keep reading →