"Seeing the world come together to push the limits of the possible every day, you remember that we can do truly amazing things when it matters. And when it comes to climate change and protecting things that make life wonderful—like the Winter Olympics—it really, really matters."
- Two-time Olympian Kaylin Richardson
Read why Kaylin supports the EPA's limits on carbon pollution from power plants: http://bit.ly/MLf9me
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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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