Clean Power Plan

Fact-Checking Clean Power Plan Claims

Now that it is finalized, the Clean Power Plan will be an important part of the public discussion on climate change. Unfortunately, some claims may stray from the truth, so we’ve compiled some resources to make fact-checking easier.

Rhode Island

Rhode Island is vulnerable to increasing temperatures, floods and droughts, and coastal flooding Rhode …

Maine

Maine is vulnerable to increasing temperatures, ocean acidification and the spread of Lyme disease …

Connecticut

Connecticut is vulnerable to increasing temperatures, floods and droughts, and coastal flooding Connecticut’s climate …

Oklahoma

Oklahoma is vulnerable to increasing heat, floods, droughts, and wildfires Overall, Oklahoma will become …

Minnesota

Minnesota is vulnerable to floods, higher temperatures, species loss and more Minnesota’s climate is …

New Mexico

New Mexico is vulnerable to increasing heat, melting snowpack, droughts, and wildfires - Native …

Hawaii

Hawaii is vulnerable to warming and acidifying oceans, shoreline loss and species loss Air …
Solar

The Fight to Put a Value on Rooftop Solar Power

Advancements in technology have enabled consumers to install solar panels on their roofs more cheaply than ever before. This presents utility companies—which have for decades monopolized the energy markets—with new challenges.

Cost

Social Cost of Carbon

The social cost of carbon” (SCC) estimates the monetary cost to society from the damage caused by each additional metric ton of carbon dioxide (CO2) released into the atmosphere, due to climate change impacts.

California

California is vulnerable to increasing heat, melting snowpack, droughts, sea level rise and wildfires …