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Update #10 ·

BREAKING: EPA announcement

This morning, EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy announced the first-ever safeguards limiting carbon pollution from existing U.S. power plants. This groundbreaking regulation is an important step towards addressing our single largest source of carbon pollution, existing power plants, and will help lead the U.S. towards a cost-effective renewable future. Support limits on carbon pollution from existing power plants today. 

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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…

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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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