Enviro. Group Pushes Climate Action in Obama’s 2nd Term

While a debate over new gun control seems certain to overshadow the early days of President Obama’s second term, a prominent environmental group in Washington is seeking to keep action on climate change firmly on the agenda. The National Resources Defense Council (NRDC) cites three new reports, which confirm that: ·         We’ve just completed the hottest year on record across the continental United States, and that wound up our hottest decade ever; ·         Climate change poses a grave and gathering threat to our future; ·         We can act now, as a nation, to do something about it, by cleaning up our power plants, the single largest source of the industrial carbon pollution that is throwing our climate into a dangerous … Continue reading