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By: Leslie McCarthy & Michael Cabbage

August 2016 was the warmest August in 136 years of modern record-keeping, according to a monthly analysis of global temperatures by scientists at NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS). Although the seasonal temperature cycle typically peaks in July, August 2016 wound up tied with July 2016 for the warmest month ever recorded. August 2016’s More

By: Mary Kay Henry, International President, Service Employees International Union

In recent years, too many of America’s working families have experienced the unanticipated costs of the climate crisis first hand. From the catastrophic flooding which wreaked havoc on people’s lives and livelihoods across New York and New Jersey caused by Super Storm Sandy to the debilitating California droughts and wildfires which have impacted food supplies More

Today in Washington, DC a group of Americans from across the country, led by Pinecrest, Florida Mayor Cindy Lerner, gathered to share their stories of climate change impacts on their communities and to rally for the Clean Power Plan on the eve before an industry lawsuit to block it is heard in federal court.  See More

By: Christopher Van Atten, senior vice president, M.J. Bradley & Associates

In the coming weeks, a panel of judges in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit will be deciding the fate of an important EPA rulemaking, known as the Clean Power Plan. As the date for oral arguments approaches, September 27, it’s worth remembering two important points. First, EPA has a legal obligation More

By: Karl Rábago, Executive Director of the Pace University Elisabeth Haub School of Law’s Energy and Climate Center and Sue Tierney, Senior Advisor at Analysis Group

OPINION: The D.C. Circuit will hear arguments in a case over the plan this week. A lot rides on the outcome. Please click the link in the article headline to see the full article text behind a login.

By: Nicholas Bianco, EDF

(EDF Attorneys Tomás Carbonell and Martha Roberts co-authored this post) Tomorrow – Tuesday, September 27th – the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit will hear argument about the historic Clean Power Plan. The Clean Power Plan places the nation’s first limits on climate-disrupting pollution from the electricity sector, which is responsible for almost More

By: Tomas Carbonell, Director of Regulatory Policy and Senior Attorney, EDF

(This post originally appeared on the American Constitution Society’s blog. EDF Attorney Ben Levitan co-authored it.) In February, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit stayed implementation of the Clean Power Plan, which provides the EPA with its best chance to cut future greenhouse gas emissions. On Tuesday, Sept. 27, More

By: Nicholas Bianco, EDF

By now you have all heard the coal industry claims that the Clean Power Plan will kill the coal industry. This week federal judges hearing oral argument on the rule will no doubt hear the same. A new report by Sue Tierney of the Analysis Group clearly demonstrates just how misleading these claims are. Dr. More

By: Liz Delaney, Program Director, EDF Climate Corps

Companies across the country are tackling climate change in their individual portfolios—reducing their carbon footprints by harnessing cost-effective investments in energy efficiency and clean energy. These companies are taking actions all across our nation, driving major investment in low-carbon energy resources at the local level through individual projects and investments. That’s why major innovators like More