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EPA Proposes Tier 3 Motor Vehicle Emission and Fuel Standards
This fact sheet offers a basic run-down of what the Tier 3 fuel standards are, where they fit within the context of past fuel standards, and statistics regarding the benefits of implementing these standards
Infographic: Sea Level Rise and Global Warming
A graphic that demonstrates how sea levels are rising and that climate change is the primary reason.
Polling the American Public on Climate Change
This fact sheet provides information on climate change polling in the United States over the last year from a variety of sources. 20 different polls are cited.
Call to Action: Support the Cleaner Gasoline and Tailpipe Standards (Tier 3)
A basic run-down of facts, calls to action, social media tips, and statments of support for the Cleaner Gasoline and Tailpipe Standards known as Tier 3
Short-Lived Climate Pollutants: Why Are They Important?
Because of the critical need to slow the rate of climate change, momentum is building for fast-action climate mitigation strategies that provide more sizeable short-term benefits than CO2 reductions. These strategies include efforts to reduce short-lived climate pollutants (SLCPs), the set of gases and particulates that are primarily responsible for the half of global warming not caused by CO2 and that have atmospheric lifetimes of less than 20 years.
National Climate Assessment Fact Sheet: Southwest
The draft National Climate Assessment is the most comprehensive report on climate change impacts in the United States. Here are a few things we learned from the draft assessment about impacts in the Southwest region: California, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, Arizona, and New Mexico.
National Climate Assessment Fact Sheet: Northeast
The draft National Climate Assessment is the most comprehensive report on climate change impacts in the United States. Here are a few things we learned from the draft assessment about impacts in the Northeast region: Pennsylvania, New York, Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine, Massachusetts, Delaware, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Maryland, New Jersey, West Virginia, and the District of Columbia.
National Climate Assessment Fact Sheet: Alaska
The draft National Climate Assessment is the most comprehensive report on climate change impacts in the United States. Here are a few things we learned from the draft assessment about impacts in Alaska.
National Climate Assessment Fact Sheet: the Great Plains
The draft National Climate Assessment is the most comprehensive report on climate change impacts in the United States. Here are a few things we learned from the draft assessment about impacts in the Great Plains region: Montana, Wyoming, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma, and Texas.
National Climate Assessment Overview
The draft National Climate Assessment is the most comprehensive report on climate change impacts in the United States. Here are a few things we learned from the draft assessment about impacts across the country.
Small Business Majority's Comprehensive Energy Resource Guide
These resource guides are meant to provide suggestions to help improve small business owners' bottom line, whether it is a body shop or a coffee shop - the guide outlines simple, low-cost tips to start saving money. Federal and state governments, public utility companies, and in some states, non-profit organizations offer incentives to help small businesses reduce energy costs, meet and exceed federal clean air standards and help our country achieve energy independence.
Impacts of Hurricane Sandy and the Climate Change Connection
Hurricane Sandy is the most recent event to expose the vulnerability of the United States to extreme weather, with costly disruptions to businesses, people's livelihoods, and critical infrastructure. This fact shee by WRI examines the connection between Hurricane Sandy and climate change as well as the impacts.
Sea-Level Rise and its Impact on Florida
As climate change has resulted in sea level rise, its impacts on states like Florida are profound. This fact sheet examines those impacts as well as what county governments and otehrs are doing to respond.
Fossil Fuel Subsidies vs. Fast Start Climate Finance in Annex 2 Countries
This is a fact sheet. For more information, visit http://priceofoil.org/fossil-fuel-subsidies/international/.
What an Obama Administration “Climate Reset” Could Look Like
 
Wind Energy Basics Fact Sheets
Fact sheets with information on wind energy basics.
State Fact Sheets
State-specific wind energy fact sheets, updated through the 3rd quarter 2012
Florida is Heating Up
Scientists have warned that if we keep polluting the way we do now, global warming will bring more floods, more intense hurricanes and hotter heat waves -- with serious consequences for our health, our safety, and our environment. Already, this state is experiencing more than its usual share of extreme weather.
Maine is Heating Up
Scientists have warned that if we keep polluting the way we do now, global warming will bring more floods, more intense hurricanes and hotter heat waves -- with serious consequences for our health, our safety, and our environment. Already, this state is experiencing more than its usual share of extreme weather.
Iowa is Heating Up
Scientists have warned that if we keep polluting the way we do now, global warming will bring more floods, more intense hurricanes and hotter heat waves -- with serious consequences for our health, our safety, and our environment. Already, this state is experiencing more than its usual share of extreme weather.
Wisconsin is Heating Up
Scientists have warned that if we keep polluting the way we do now, global warming will bring more floods, more intense hurricanes and hotter heat waves -- with serious consequences for our health, our safety, and our environment. Already, this state is experiencing more than its usual share of extreme weather.
Virginia is Heating Up
Scientists have warned that if we keep polluting the way we do now, global warming will bring more floods, more intense hurricanes and hotter heat waves -- with serious consequences for our health, our safety, and our environment. Already, this state is experiencing more than its usual share of extreme weather.
Pennsylvania is Heating Up
Scientists have warned that if we keep polluting the way we do now, global warming will bring more floods, more intense hurricanes and hotter heat waves -- with serious consequences for our health, our safety, and our environment. Already, this state is experiencing more than its usual share of extreme weather.
Ohio is Heating Up
Scientists have warned that if we keep polluting the way we do now, global warming will bring more floods, more intense hurricanes and hotter heat waves -- with serious consequences for our health, our safety, and our environment. Already, this state is experiencing more than its usual share of extreme weather.
North Carolina is Heating Up
Scientists have warned that if we keep polluting the way we do now, global warming will bring more floods, more intense hurricanes and hotter heat waves -- with serious consequences for our health, our safety, and our environment. Already, this state is experiencing more than its usual share of extreme weather.
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