More and more are calling for it. And now the former head of the largest electric power holding company in the U.S. let the cat out of the bag: even the energy companies are preparing for a price on carbon.
Tell the White House that you support an important first step towards a price on carbon: https://www.causes.com/actions/1765500-a-petition-to-white-house-office-of-management-and-budget
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Power plants are responsible for 40 percent of the U.S. carbon pollution contributing to climate disruption. The EPA is proposing the first-ever national standards to limit these emissions, and your voice will help ensure they're enacted.
As you already know, carbon pollution is driving climate change, transforming our weather, disrupting our lives, and threatening our future. We cannot afford to live in a world with unregulated, unchecked carbon pollution like we do today. The fact is 40 percent of the carbon pollution emitted in the U.S. comes from power plants -- and that's just too much. But here's the thing: we can do…
The Social Cost of Carbon estimates the monetary damages that result from carbon pollution – essentially putting a value on the effects of climate change that are already costing us today. The Obama Administration requires agencies to factor in these damages when making new policies. After careful scientific analysis, the current estimate was increased to $37 per ton of carbon pollution. But…
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