Update #11 ·
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Thank you! 10,000 strong and counting!

We passed the 10,000 mark! Thank you so much for your support. 

Meanwhile, earth just had its warmest May on record. http://usat.ly/1lf1YDW

Campaign won!

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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