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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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From Vermont, to Kansas, to Colorado – Cities Hit 100% Renewable Energy Targets - | Rob Sargent

We know we can have healthier communities right now and a livable future for kids growing up today. But to get there, we must transform the way we produce and consume energy. That’s got to start with a commitment to 100 percent clean, renewable energy.

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Climate and the environment in tonight's State of the Union | Margie Alt

President Obama has done more than any other president to tackle the threat of global warming, and during his administration we’ve seen huge leaps forward on clean energy.

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Are you ready for 100% clean energy? We are! | Rob Sargent

We all know that burning oil, gas, and coal has polluted our air, water, and land for decades – and now it’s changing the climate even faster than scientists feared it would.

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News Release | Environment America

Science advisors say EPA fracking study’s conclusion is suspect. Now what?

WASHINGTON, DC – In a draft report issued yesterday, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s science advisers questioned the topline conclusion of the agency’s study on hydraulic fracturing. The panel said the widely-criticized finding that fracking poses no “widespread systemic risks” was “inconsistent” with the rest of the draft landmark study, released in June.

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Renewable energy booming even with low fossil fuel prices | Bret Fanshaw

Millions of Americans are taking part in the renewable energy “boom” not only because it is the smart environmental choice, but in a lot of cases, it has become the smart economic choice.

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