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Report finds Clean Power Plan will boost Iowa economy, create jobs

Report finds Clean Power Plan will boost Iowa economy, create jobs | Clean Power Plan and Climate Change-- | Scoop.it
Today, the Iowa Wind Energy Association released The Economic Impact of Iowa’s Wind Potential to Meet Carbon Reduction Goals, a report showing an increase in the demand for wind energy – spurred by the Clean Power Plan – will translate to expanded job creation and economic development in Iowa. Depending on the amount of wind…
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A Republican Case for Climate Action

A Republican Case for Climate Action | Clean Power Plan and Climate Change-- | Scoop.it
The United States must move now on substantive steps to curb climate change, at home and internationally.
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"we can both a strong economy and a livable, sustainable climate.

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132 Years of Global Warming Visualized in 26 Dramatically Animated Seconds

132 Years of Global Warming Visualized in 26 Dramatically Animated Seconds | Clean Power Plan and Climate Change-- | Scoop.it
Courtesy of NASA comes a visualization showing how global temperatures have changed since 1880. According to NASA's web site, this 'color-coded map shows a progression of changing global surface temperatures from 1884 to 2012.
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Dark red indicates areas warmer than average.

Dark blue indicates areas cooler than averager..

 

Another way to help visualize the issue

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Obama's Climate Change Plan Builds on State Leadership

Obama's Climate Change Plan Builds on State Leadership | Clean Power Plan and Climate Change-- | Scoop.it
Noting that last year was the warmest ever for most states, President Obama released a plan to combat climate change that builds on states' actions around renewable energy development and energy efficiency.
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Iowans want to elevate the urgency on addressing climate change. Some public officials are already leading, but has yet to reach a critical mass.. One way to let elected officials know you want 'change on climate change" is my sharing this article. And one way to thank those already leading is by doing the same.

 

http://www.desmoinesregister.com/article/20130621/OPINION01/306210067/Iowa-View-It-s-time-for-Iowa-to-lead-on-climate-change?Opinion

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Human-Caused Climate Change Linked to Extreme Weather

Human-Caused Climate Change Linked to Extreme Weather | Clean Power Plan and Climate Change-- | Scoop.it
  Human influences are having an impact on some extreme weather and climate events, according to the report “Explaining Extreme Events of 2012 from a Climate Perspective," release by the Bulle...
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in case we need to point to science..

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A Republican Case for Climate Action

A Republican Case for Climate Action | Clean Power Plan and Climate Change-- | Scoop.it
The United States must move now on substantive steps to curb climate change, at home and internationally.
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"we can both a strong economy and a livable, sustainable climate.

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Buffer - A Smarter Way to Share on Social Media

Buffer - A Smarter Way to Share on Social Media | Clean Power Plan and Climate Change-- | Scoop.it
Buffer makes it super easy to share any page you're reading. Keep your Buffer topped up and we automagically share them for you through the day.
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Koch Pledge Tied to Congressional Climate Inaction--  one example where mixing money and politics is  like mixing  oil and  water    http://tinyurl.com/l7xqzkk

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Obama's Climate Change Plan Builds on State Leadership

Obama's Climate Change Plan Builds on State Leadership | Clean Power Plan and Climate Change-- | Scoop.it
Noting that last year was the warmest ever for most states, President Obama released a plan to combat climate change that builds on states' actions around renewable energy development and energy efficiency.
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