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Carbon Pollution: A Threat to Our Health and Future, Sierra Club Factsheet
This is a fact sheet from Sierra Club highlighting the health impacts of carbon pollution.
America Can Create 274,000 Efficiency-related Jobs, Cut Electric Bills by Billions, and Curb Carbon Pollution
This is a fact sheet from Natural Resources Defense Council highlighting the economic benefits of carbon pollution standards
National Climate Assessment:The Big Picture
The 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 assessment about impacts across the country.
FACT SHEET: President Obama Announces Commitments and Executive Actions to Advance Solar Deployment and Energy Efficiency
This fact sheet outlines President Obama's announcement.
Tapping Renewables and Efficiency to Meet Carbon Standards for Power Plants
This fact sheet from Union of Concerned Scientists highlights ways that states can meet EPA carbon pollution standards using efficiency and renewables. UCS explains that by relying on renewable energy and energy efficiency to meet federal carbon standards, states can diversify their electricity mix, save consumers money, improve public health, and strengthen state and local economies.
The Carbon Pollution Standards for Existing Power Plants: How They Work
On June 2nd, 2014, EPA is expected to propose Carbon Pollution Standards for existing power plants, the largest source of carbon pollution in the country, under Section 111(d) of the Clean Air Act. This fact sheet from the Environmental Defense Fund explains how this federal -state collaboration works.
Big Oil: Old, Rich, and Dirty (Six Essential Oil Subsidy Facts)
This fact sheet from Natural Resources Defense Council highlights six facts that "every taxpayer should know about these century-old giveaways to some of today's biggest, most lucrative, and most polluting industries."
FACT SHEETS: What Climate Change Means for Regions Across America (state-by-state reports)
This White House blog post contains a compilation of reports/fact sheets on climate change impacts for each and every state of the United States. Find the report on your state here.
2014-2015 Road Map to Key International Climate Policy Forums
The graphic categorizes international climate policy events by type (UNFCCC, IPCC, G8, etc), and by quarter, to give a visual road-map of the timing of international climate forums.
2014-2015 Key International Climate Events Timeline
This graphic is a timeline of key international climate events happening in 2014 and 2015.
2014 Policy Moments in the International Arena
This graphic visually displays a timeline of significant international climate policy events happening in 2014.
Environmental Protection Agency sets Tier 3 Motor Vehicle Emission and Fuel Standards
This fact sheet explains the Motor Vehicle Emission and Fuel Standards set by the Environmental Protection Agency in March of 2014.
Opportunity For All: Improving the Fuel Efficiency of American Trucks – Bolstering Energy Security, Cutting Carbon Pollution, Saving Money and Supporting Manufacturing Innovation
This fact sheet, published by The White House, explains the wide-ranging economic, environmental, innovative, and industrial benefits of improving the fuel efficiency of American trucks.
Calling Out the Whitfield-Manchin Bill for What It Is: A Bill to Continue Unlimited Power Plant Carbon Pollution
This fact sheet provides details on the Whitfield-Manchin discussion draft which would overturn EPA authority and stop all progress on controlling carbon pollution from power plants.
Power Sector Opportunities for Reducing Carbon Dioxide Emissions
A series of fact sheets that aim to shed light on the opportunities illustrating the CO2 emissions-reduction potential from measures in a variety of states.
Fast on Fracking: What Legislators Need to Know
This fact sheet provides information on the health impacts of fracking and suggestions on how legislators can work to protect the public health when considering fracking legislation and policies.
Fast on Fracking: What You Need to Know
This fact sheet is for providers to use in their practices as a teaching tool with clients. It can also be used to provide the general public with information on the health impacts of fracking and how they can become involved around this issue.
Fast on Fracking: What Healthcare Providers Need to Know
This fact sheet provides information on the health impacts of fracking and suggestions on how legislators can work to protect the public health when considering fracking legislation and policies. It is a useful tool for healthcare professionals who want to reach out to their policy makers on this issue.
National Park Air Quality at Risk
This fact sheet provides ifnormation related to EPA's role in protecting against regional haze and why the Enzi amendment (#1903) trying to strip EPA's regulatory powers. This amendment is for the Shaheen-Portman energy efficiency bill (S. 1392).
Oppose - Any Amendment to Block or Undermine President Obama's Climate Action Plan
This fact sheet provides reasons why senators should oppose any amendments to the Shaheen-Portman energy efficiency bill that would block or undermine the President's Climate Action Plan.
Power Sector Opportunities for Reducing Carbon Dioxide Emissions in North Carolina
This WRI analysis shows that North Carolina has many opportunities to reduce carbon pollution from its power sector.
Oppose - DOE Appliance Standards Exemption for Voluntary Industry Standards
This fact sheet provides information on an amendment to the Shaheen-Portman energy efficiency bill (S. 1392) that would undermine successful energy efficient product programs by prohibiting the DOE from setting energy conservation standards if 80% of the market adopted less stringent voluntary standards.
Oppose - ANSI-Certified Standards for Federal Buildings: the Ban LEED Amendment
This fact sheet provides information on an amendment to the Shaheen-Portman energy efficiency bill (S. 1392) that would ban the use of LEED certification for government buildings, forcing the government to adopt the less stringent ANSI certification.
Oppose Anti-Climate Amendments to S. 1392: Derailing the President’s Plan to Protect the Next Generation Before it Gets Started isn’t Right and it isn’t Safe
This fact sheet provides reasons why the Senate should oppose anti-climate ammendments to the bipartisan bill S. 1392, the Shaheen-Portman energy efficiency bill.
Counting the Benefits of Cutting Carbon Pollution: Questions and Answers on the “Social Cost of Carbon”
This fact sheet provides basic information and critics arguments regarding the Social Cost of Carbon (SCC), the latest attempt by climate change deniers to block the President's Climate Action Plan.
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