June 4 -- With summer fast approaching, the impacts of climate change are hitting home with even greater force. NRDC recently reported that climate change is linked to more pollen and smog, threatening more asthma and allergy attacks across the country. Meanwhile, drought continues to grip California and floods have ravaged Texas -- showing us in the starkest terms what climate change can mean for our communities.
The good news is that this summer is also a time ripe with ready solutions to help America address the threats of climate change. The U.S. EPA is expected to launch its Clean Power Plan that will dramatically reduce carbon pollution from power plants -- the biggest source of climate change pollution in our country. States are already gearing up to reduce carbon pollution and create local jobs. Many are turning to one of the best and most cost-effective ways to cut carbon pollution: America's abundant clean energy resources. >>View Article