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Raising our voices for cleaner air

Together with our allies across the country, we’ve delivered more than 800,000 comments to the EPA in support of strong clean air standards. Further, here in Virginia, dozens of activists showed their support for cutting carbon pollution at a forum put on by Environment Virginia and key allies.

Report | Environment Virginia Research & Policy Center

America's Dirtiest Power Plants

America’s power plants are among the most significant sources of carbon dioxide pollution in the world. The 50 most-polluting U.S. power plants emit more than 2 percent of the world’s energy-related carbon dioxide pollution – or more pollution than every nation except six worldwide.  


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News Release | Environment Virginia

Climate Press Conference Held in Charlottesville

Community leaders from Charlottesville come together to talk about the importance of action on climate and support for President Obama's new Climate Action Plan.

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News Release | Environment Virginia

President Obama’s Climate Plan a Clear Victory for Virginia, Future Generations

President Obama took the next step forward on global warming prevention, mitigation, and adaptation during his address at Georgetown University.

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News Release | Environment Virginia

Pres. Obama to Unveil Plan to Address Climate Change

President Obama will announce a comprehensive climate action plan on Tuesday, June 25th at 1:35 pm EST from Georgetown University.

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Report | Environment Virginia Research & Policy Center

In the Path of the Storm

Weather disasters kill or injure hundreds of Americans each year and cause billions of dollars in damage. The risks posed by some types of weather-related disasters will likely increase in a warming world. Scientists have already detected increases in extreme precipitation events and heat waves in the United States, and climate science tells us that global warming will likely lead to further changes in weather extremes.

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