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We're cutting global warming pollution.

Together, we’ve made hard-won progress in the race to protect our children from the worst consequences of global warming. This past June, after more than 3 million Americans urged President Obama to act on climate, the Environmental Protection Agency proposed a rule to limit carbon pollution from power plants — the single largest sources of global warming pollution. We’ll keep tackling global warming with you at our side.

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Obama is back from Alaska, Shell’s drill rigs remain | Michael Carter

President Obama spent three days in the Alaska, bringing attention to climate change and its impacts in the Arctic. While his efforts to address climate change are important, he continues to permit drilling in this region, which is dangerous for wildlife and prevents us from moving closer to the clean energy future we need. 

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News Release | Environment America

New report ranks top solar states in America

WASHINGTON, DC – Solar electric power tripled in the United States between 2012 and 2014 and ten states are responsible for 86% of today’s solar electricity capacity, according to a new report by Environment America Research & Policy Center.

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Report | Environment America

Lighting the Way

Solar energy is booming. In just the last three years, America’s solar photovoltaic capacity tripled. In 2014, a third of the United States’ new installed electric capacity came from solar power. And in three states – California, Hawaii, and Arizona – solar power now generates more than 5 percent of total electricity consumption.

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News Release | Environment America

The President’s support for Arctic drilling is incompatible with urgent need to act on climate

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Yesterday, President Obama began his three day tour through Alaska to highlight the urgent need to take action on climate change.

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News Release | Environment America

Administration Launches Every Kid in a Park

Washington DC – Today President Obama, Secretary Jewell and CEQ Managing Director Goldfuss launched Every Kid in a Park – a program to give every fourth grader and their families free access to national parks.

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