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  • Global Warming Solutions | Environment Florida
    and his allies attempts to block it If necessary we must win enough votes to sustain a presidential veto 16 Second outside of Washington we must persuade both Republican and Democratic governors who support clean energy to stand behind the Clean Power Plan and thereby signal to Congress and the courts that blocking this plan will be politically unpopular Third we must keep showing all of these officials that local leaders and the public are with us and willing to speak out on this issue because we know when the public leads our leaders will eventually follow Protect our children s future That s what happened when we helped mobilize public opinion and support for the president s Clean Cars Program the big initiative that s driving Detroit to make cars that get better gas mileage and that will ultimately prevent more than 6 billion metric tons of carbon dioxide pollution by 2025 more than the entire country emitted in 2010 17 As Gov Inslee pointed out global warming is the challenge of our generation Protecting our children s future requires us to stop dumping carbon into our atmosphere and there s no better place to start than with America s 1 global warming polluters Please join us in taking action to limit power plant carbon pollution today SOURCES 1 Years of Living Dangerously Showtime http yearsoflivingdangerously com story the governor 2 2014 Headed Toward Hottest Year on Record Here s Why That s Remarkable Think Progress http thinkprogress org climate 2014 12 03 3598698 2014 hottest year on record 3 Warming Seas Drive Rapid Acceleration of Melting Antarctic Ice National Geographic http news nationalgeographic com news 2014 12 141204 antarctic ice melt sea level climate environment science 4 Sea Level Rise and Global Warming Union of Concerned Scientists http www ucsusa org global warming science and impacts impacts infographic sea level rise global warming html VIjPLtbMg92 Ocean acidity is rising in step with rising CO2 emissions according to a Columbia study Reporting Climate Science http www reportingclimatescience com news stories article new global maps detail human caused ocean acidification html In a Warming World Storms May be Fewer but Stronger NASA Earth Observatory http earthobservatory nasa gov Features ClimateStorms src twitter src share National Climate Assessment http nca2014 globalchange gov 5 Fact Sheet Clean Power Plan Benefits EPA http www2 epa gov carbon pollution standards fact sheet clean power plan benefits 6 President Said to be Planning to Use Executive Authority on Carbon Rule The New York Times http www nytimes com 2014 05 29 us politics obama to offer rules to sharply curb power plants carbon emissions html 7 EPA Proposes First Guidelines to Cut Carbon Pollution from Existing Power Plants Clean Power Plan is flexible proposal to ensure a healthier environment spur innovation and strengthen the economy EPA http yosemite epa gov opa admpress nsf bd4379a92ceceeac8525735900400c27 5bb6d20668b9a18485257ceb00490c98 OpenDocument 8 Sources of Greenhouse Gas Emissions EPA http www epa gov climatechange ghgemissions sources html 9 Q A Regulation

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  • Global Warming Solutions | Environment Florida
    veto 16 Second outside of Washington we must persuade both Republican and Democratic governors who support clean energy to stand behind the Clean Power Plan and thereby signal to Congress and the courts that blocking this plan will be politically unpopular Third we must keep showing all of these officials that local leaders and the public are with us and willing to speak out on this issue because we know when the public leads our leaders will eventually follow Protect our children s future That s what happened when we helped mobilize public opinion and support for the president s Clean Cars Program the big initiative that s driving Detroit to make cars that get better gas mileage and that will ultimately prevent more than 6 billion metric tons of carbon dioxide pollution by 2025 more than the entire country emitted in 2010 17 As Gov Inslee pointed out global warming is the challenge of our generation Protecting our children s future requires us to stop dumping carbon into our atmosphere and there s no better place to start than with America s 1 global warming polluters Please join us in taking action to limit power plant carbon pollution today SOURCES 1 Years of Living Dangerously Showtime http yearsoflivingdangerously com story the governor 2 2014 Headed Toward Hottest Year on Record Here s Why That s Remarkable Think Progress http thinkprogress org climate 2014 12 03 3598698 2014 hottest year on record 3 Warming Seas Drive Rapid Acceleration of Melting Antarctic Ice National Geographic http news nationalgeographic com news 2014 12 141204 antarctic ice melt sea level climate environment science 4 Sea Level Rise and Global Warming Union of Concerned Scientists http www ucsusa org global warming science and impacts impacts infographic sea level rise global warming html VIjPLtbMg92 Ocean acidity is rising in step with rising CO2 emissions according to a Columbia study Reporting Climate Science http www reportingclimatescience com news stories article new global maps detail human caused ocean acidification html In a Warming World Storms May be Fewer but Stronger NASA Earth Observatory http earthobservatory nasa gov Features ClimateStorms src twitter src share National Climate Assessment http nca2014 globalchange gov 5 Fact Sheet Clean Power Plan Benefits EPA http www2 epa gov carbon pollution standards fact sheet clean power plan benefits 6 President Said to be Planning to Use Executive Authority on Carbon Rule The New York Times http www nytimes com 2014 05 29 us politics obama to offer rules to sharply curb power plants carbon emissions html 7 EPA Proposes First Guidelines to Cut Carbon Pollution from Existing Power Plants Clean Power Plan is flexible proposal to ensure a healthier environment spur innovation and strengthen the economy EPA http yosemite epa gov opa admpress nsf bd4379a92ceceeac8525735900400c27 5bb6d20668b9a18485257ceb00490c98 OpenDocument 8 Sources of Greenhouse Gas Emissions EPA http www epa gov climatechange ghgemissions sources html 9 Q A Regulation of Greenhouse Gases from Existing Power Plants Center for Climate and Energy Solutions http www c2es org federal

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  • Global Warming Solutions | Environment Florida
    must keep showing all of these officials that local leaders and the public are with us and willing to speak out on this issue because we know when the public leads our leaders will eventually follow Protect our children s future That s what happened when we helped mobilize public opinion and support for the president s Clean Cars Program the big initiative that s driving Detroit to make cars that get better gas mileage and that will ultimately prevent more than 6 billion metric tons of carbon dioxide pollution by 2025 more than the entire country emitted in 2010 17 As Gov Inslee pointed out global warming is the challenge of our generation Protecting our children s future requires us to stop dumping carbon into our atmosphere and there s no better place to start than with America s 1 global warming polluters Please join us in taking action to limit power plant carbon pollution today SOURCES 1 Years of Living Dangerously Showtime http yearsoflivingdangerously com story the governor 2 2014 Headed Toward Hottest Year on Record Here s Why That s Remarkable Think Progress http thinkprogress org climate 2014 12 03 3598698 2014 hottest year on record 3 Warming Seas Drive Rapid Acceleration of Melting Antarctic Ice National Geographic http news nationalgeographic com news 2014 12 141204 antarctic ice melt sea level climate environment science 4 Sea Level Rise and Global Warming Union of Concerned Scientists http www ucsusa org global warming science and impacts impacts infographic sea level rise global warming html VIjPLtbMg92 Ocean acidity is rising in step with rising CO2 emissions according to a Columbia study Reporting Climate Science http www reportingclimatescience com news stories article new global maps detail human caused ocean acidification html In a Warming World Storms May be Fewer but Stronger NASA Earth Observatory http earthobservatory nasa gov Features ClimateStorms src twitter src share National Climate Assessment http nca2014 globalchange gov 5 Fact Sheet Clean Power Plan Benefits EPA http www2 epa gov carbon pollution standards fact sheet clean power plan benefits 6 President Said to be Planning to Use Executive Authority on Carbon Rule The New York Times http www nytimes com 2014 05 29 us politics obama to offer rules to sharply curb power plants carbon emissions html 7 EPA Proposes First Guidelines to Cut Carbon Pollution from Existing Power Plants Clean Power Plan is flexible proposal to ensure a healthier environment spur innovation and strengthen the economy EPA http yosemite epa gov opa admpress nsf bd4379a92ceceeac8525735900400c27 5bb6d20668b9a18485257ceb00490c98 OpenDocument 8 Sources of Greenhouse Gas Emissions EPA http www epa gov climatechange ghgemissions sources html 9 Q A Regulation of Greenhouse Gases from Existing Power Plants Center for Climate and Energy Solutions http www c2es org federal executive epa q a regulation greenhouse gases existing power 10 FACT SHEET US China Joint Announcement on Climate Change and Clean Energy Cooperation White House http www whitehouse gov the press office 2014 11 11 fact sheet us china joint announcement climate change

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  • Global Warming Solutions | Environment Florida
    and the courts that blocking this plan will be politically unpopular Third we must keep showing all of these officials that local leaders and the public are with us and willing to speak out on this issue because we know when the public leads our leaders will eventually follow Protect our children s future That s what happened when we helped mobilize public opinion and support for the president s Clean Cars Program the big initiative that s driving Detroit to make cars that get better gas mileage and that will ultimately prevent more than 6 billion metric tons of carbon dioxide pollution by 2025 more than the entire country emitted in 2010 17 As Gov Inslee pointed out global warming is the challenge of our generation Protecting our children s future requires us to stop dumping carbon into our atmosphere and there s no better place to start than with America s 1 global warming polluters Please join us in taking action to limit power plant carbon pollution today SOURCES 1 Years of Living Dangerously Showtime http yearsoflivingdangerously com story the governor 2 2014 Headed Toward Hottest Year on Record Here s Why That s Remarkable Think Progress http thinkprogress org climate 2014 12 03 3598698 2014 hottest year on record 3 Warming Seas Drive Rapid Acceleration of Melting Antarctic Ice National Geographic http news nationalgeographic com news 2014 12 141204 antarctic ice melt sea level climate environment science 4 Sea Level Rise and Global Warming Union of Concerned Scientists http www ucsusa org global warming science and impacts impacts infographic sea level rise global warming html VIjPLtbMg92 Ocean acidity is rising in step with rising CO2 emissions according to a Columbia study Reporting Climate Science http www reportingclimatescience com news stories article new global maps detail human caused ocean acidification html In a Warming World Storms May be Fewer but Stronger NASA Earth Observatory http earthobservatory nasa gov Features ClimateStorms src twitter src share National Climate Assessment http nca2014 globalchange gov 5 Fact Sheet Clean Power Plan Benefits EPA http www2 epa gov carbon pollution standards fact sheet clean power plan benefits 6 President Said to be Planning to Use Executive Authority on Carbon Rule The New York Times http www nytimes com 2014 05 29 us politics obama to offer rules to sharply curb power plants carbon emissions html 7 EPA Proposes First Guidelines to Cut Carbon Pollution from Existing Power Plants Clean Power Plan is flexible proposal to ensure a healthier environment spur innovation and strengthen the economy EPA http yosemite epa gov opa admpress nsf bd4379a92ceceeac8525735900400c27 5bb6d20668b9a18485257ceb00490c98 OpenDocument 8 Sources of Greenhouse Gas Emissions EPA http www epa gov climatechange ghgemissions sources html 9 Q A Regulation of Greenhouse Gases from Existing Power Plants Center for Climate and Energy Solutions http www c2es org federal executive epa q a regulation greenhouse gases existing power 10 FACT SHEET US China Joint Announcement on Climate Change and Clean Energy Cooperation White House http www whitehouse gov the

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  • Global Warming Solutions | Environment Florida
    outside of Washington we must persuade both Republican and Democratic governors who support clean energy to stand behind the Clean Power Plan and thereby signal to Congress and the courts that blocking this plan will be politically unpopular Third we must keep showing all of these officials that local leaders and the public are with us and willing to speak out on this issue because we know when the public leads our leaders will eventually follow Protect our children s future That s what happened when we helped mobilize public opinion and support for the president s Clean Cars Program the big initiative that s driving Detroit to make cars that get better gas mileage and that will ultimately prevent more than 6 billion metric tons of carbon dioxide pollution by 2025 more than the entire country emitted in 2010 17 As Gov Inslee pointed out global warming is the challenge of our generation Protecting our children s future requires us to stop dumping carbon into our atmosphere and there s no better place to start than with America s 1 global warming polluters Please join us in taking action to limit power plant carbon pollution today SOURCES 1 Years of Living Dangerously Showtime http yearsoflivingdangerously com story the governor 2 2014 Headed Toward Hottest Year on Record Here s Why That s Remarkable Think Progress http thinkprogress org climate 2014 12 03 3598698 2014 hottest year on record 3 Warming Seas Drive Rapid Acceleration of Melting Antarctic Ice National Geographic http news nationalgeographic com news 2014 12 141204 antarctic ice melt sea level climate environment science 4 Sea Level Rise and Global Warming Union of Concerned Scientists http www ucsusa org global warming science and impacts impacts infographic sea level rise global warming html VIjPLtbMg92 Ocean acidity is rising in step with rising CO2 emissions according to a Columbia study Reporting Climate Science http www reportingclimatescience com news stories article new global maps detail human caused ocean acidification html In a Warming World Storms May be Fewer but Stronger NASA Earth Observatory http earthobservatory nasa gov Features ClimateStorms src twitter src share National Climate Assessment http nca2014 globalchange gov 5 Fact Sheet Clean Power Plan Benefits EPA http www2 epa gov carbon pollution standards fact sheet clean power plan benefits 6 President Said to be Planning to Use Executive Authority on Carbon Rule The New York Times http www nytimes com 2014 05 29 us politics obama to offer rules to sharply curb power plants carbon emissions html 7 EPA Proposes First Guidelines to Cut Carbon Pollution from Existing Power Plants Clean Power Plan is flexible proposal to ensure a healthier environment spur innovation and strengthen the economy EPA http yosemite epa gov opa admpress nsf bd4379a92ceceeac8525735900400c27 5bb6d20668b9a18485257ceb00490c98 OpenDocument 8 Sources of Greenhouse Gas Emissions EPA http www epa gov climatechange ghgemissions sources html 9 Q A Regulation of Greenhouse Gases from Existing Power Plants Center for Climate and Energy Solutions http www c2es org federal executive epa q

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  • Global Warming Solutions Updates | Environment Florida
    99 of Floridians live in counties affected by storms floods or other weather disasters Report Environment Florida Hitting Close to Home Ninety nine percent of Floridians live in counties affected recently by weather related disasters including storms floods and other weather disasters according to a new interactive map using data created by Environment America and Frontier Group using data from the federal government Read more about Hitting Close to Home News Release Environment Florida Pres Obama rejects Keystone XL ST PETERSBURG Fla In a widely anticipated decision today President Obama rejected construction of the Keystone XL pipeline designed to transport tar sands from Canada across the United States Climate activists had fought for years against the project which State Department officials estimated would produce 26 million metric tons of carbon pollution each year the equivalent of 5 7 million cars Read more about Pres Obama rejects Keystone XL News Release Environment Florida Tampa Bay Residents Call on Sen Rubio to Act on Climate Read more about Tampa Bay Residents Call on Sen Rubio to Act on Climate Report Environment Florida Research Policy Center Lighting the Way The Top 10 states with the most solar electricity installed per capita account for only 26 percent of the U S population but 86 percent of the nation s total installed solar electricity capacity These 10 states Arizona California Colorado Hawaii Massachusetts Nevada New Jersey New Mexico North Carolina and Vermont possess strong policies that are enabling increasing numbers of homeowners businesses communities and utilities to go solar Read more about Lighting the Way Report Environment Florida Research and Policy Center Path to the Paris Climate Conference Even without Congress the federal executive branch and states are playing a major role in U S progress to address climate change In the next decade existing

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  • Big Milestones in the Fight to Keep Dirty Drilling Out of Florida | Environment Florida
    Solutions NO BEES NO FOOD 100 Renewable Energy News Action Jobs Donate News Release Contact Jennifer Rubiello Environment Florida Big Milestones in the Fight to Keep Dirty Drilling Out of Florida For Immediate Release Tuesday April 1 2014 TAMPA Fla Yesterday the campaign to keep Big Cypress and the Everglades safe from drilling and acid fracking saw two important milestones First in a 3 to 1 vote the DEP Big Cypress Swamp Advisory Committee voted to deny the exploratory oil permit threatening treasured natural areas like Big Cypress and wildlife like the Florida Panther As part of their decision the committee acknowledged the permit could hasten more drilling in the Sunniland Trend Second over 100 000 petitions were delivered to the Environmental Protection Agency on behalf of an alliance of groups including the Sierra Club Food Water Watch the Stonecrab Alliance Preserve Our Paradise Gulf Restoration Network ReThink Energy Florida the Conservancy of Southwest Florida the South Florida Wildlands Association and Environment Florida Jennifer Rubiello field associate with Environment Florida issued the following statement We are thrilled about the Big Cypress Advisory Committee s decision to recommend denying the oil well We urge the EPA to also consider the precedent

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  • EPA extends public comment period after hundreds gather to fight drilling and acid fracking in the Everglades | Environment Florida
    Floridians turned out to a public hearing at the Golden Gate Community Center in Naples Florida to voice their concern for drilling and acid fracking in Big Cypress Swamp watershed and near Everglades National Park Almost all urged the EPA to reject a permit for injecting toxic waste underground which they argued could set the stage for fracking and threaten water quality and panther habitat Floridians want clean drinking water that doesn t threaten their health or their environment and today they made their voices heard loud and clear said Jennifer Rubiello with Environment Florida For too long oil companies in Florida and across the country have been allowed to recklessly dispose of unchecked drilling waste Why should we risk contaminating drinking water supplies for the entire county and future generations Last night s special information session and public hearing was hosted by the EPA The hearing marked the continuation of a campaign to urge the EPA to reject a toxic wastewater disposal well near local drinking water supplies and the neighboring wildlife refuge that is home to the endangered Florida Panther Environment Florida and others voiced concern that approval of the well could open the floodgates to drilling and pave the way for acidizing or acid fracking a process involving the injection of toxic chemicals below the aquifer to dissolve and free up dirty fossil fuels Testifiers gathered at the community center last night represented more than 20 local state and regional environmental groups including the Stone Crab Alliance Preserve Our Paradise Environment Florida Sierra Club Gulf Restoration Network Preserve Our Paradise Re Think Energy Florida Food Water Watch and the Environmental Service Program at Florida State University All spoke passionately in opposition to the toxic wastewater disposal well The concerns presented ranged from scientific research on threats to

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