Daily Archives: January 14, 2016

National Environmental Justice Advisory Council Climate Justice Youth Workgroup


U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Published on Oct 20, 2015

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EPA’s National Environmental Justice Advisory Workgroup is forming a first-of-its-kind workgroup comprised of up to 15 youth climate justice leaders to assist EPA in developing strategies to combat climate change and empower youth.

For more information and to sign up, visit: http://www3.epa.gov/environmentaljust…

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Climate Change: The Cost of Inaction


U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Published on Sep 19, 2014

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The Earth’s climate is changing at an unprecedented rate. Climate change is already having impacts on people’s lives across the country. It’s affecting many things that people care about including health, drinking water, food supplies, energy and a safe place to live.

We have an opportunity to slow the rate of climate change and anticipate, prepare and adapt to its impacts. Actions that every individual can take will make a difference.

For more information about the actions you can take to fight climate change, go to http://www.epa.gov/climatechange/wycd
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Climate Change in the United States: Benefits of Global Action


U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Published on Jun 22, 2015

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This video introduces the EPA report, Climate Change in the United States: Benefits of Global Action, which explores the significant benefits to the U.S. of global action on climate change. The report looks at expected future climate impacts across 20 U.S. sectors, showing how global action can save U.S. lives, avoid costly repairs to infrastructure, and avoid damages to important ecosystems. The report shows that global action on climate change will significantly benefit Americans by saving lives and avoiding costly damages across the U.S. economy.

For more information about EPA’s new report on the benefits of global climate action, go to http://www.epa.gov/cira]
To learn more about climate change, what EPA is doing to address it, and what you can do, go to: http://www.epa.gov/climatechange
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EPA Administrator on 2015 Paris Climate Talks


U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Published on Nov 24, 2015

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In December of 2015, nations will gather in Paris to discuss a global path forward to take action on climate change. Administrator Gina McCarthy reflects on the U.S.’ progress on climate, as well as how far the U.S. has come on environmental protection since the EPA was established. Watch to learn why she’s optimistic that we can take a big step forward during the Paris talks.

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The Clean Power Plan Explained by EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy


U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Published on Aug 3, 2015

On August 3, President Obama and EPA announced the Clean Power Plan – a historic and important step in reducing carbon pollution from power plants that takes real action on climate change. Shaped by years of unprecedented outreach and public engagement, the final Clean Power Plan is fair, flexible and designed to strengthen the fast-growing trend toward cleaner and lower-polluting American energy. With strong but achievable standards for power plants, and customized goals for states to cut the carbon pollution that is driving climate change, the Clean Power Plan provides national consistency, accountability and a level playing field while reflecting each state’s energy mix. It also shows the world that the United States is committed to leading global efforts to address climate change.

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COP21 Daily News: The Power of the Peaceful Movement


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Published on Dec 11, 2015

High stakes and high passions surround the climate summit in Paris, but protestors are committed to peaceful demonstrations to press their cause.

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Did Life Ever Exist On Mars? Russian/European Probe To Find Out


VideoFromSpace

Published on Jan 14, 2016

The ExoMars program consists of two missions. The first – an Orbiter + Entry, Descent and Landing Demonstrator – is slated to launch in March 2016. Both will carry science payloads. The second mission will carry a rover and is scheduled for launch in 2018.

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