Support Renewable Energy and Green Jobs (v. 2)

This year NOAA and NASA jointly announced that 2015 was hottest since reliable record keeping began by an unprecedented amount of 1.6 degrees Fahrenheit above the 20th century average. We should acknowledge that our planet is warming and will continue to warm at an accelerated rate if we do not act upon mitigating it.

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Urge DOT to Require GHG Emissions Measure for State and Local Transportation Planning (v. 2)

In 2015, Americans drove a record 3 trillion miles. Cars and trucks make up more than 80% of greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) of the transportation sector, which itself is responsible for nearly a third of all U.S. GHG emissions. Unless we expand our efforts to reduce GHGs from our transportation sector, this troubling correlation will only worsen—America is expected to grow by 70 million people and move nearly 50% more freight by 2045.

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Let the Voice of Congress Be Heard; Co-Sponsor H. Con. Res. 105, Resolution Opposing the Paris Agreement

President Obama has relentlessly pursued an ideologically-motivated policy on climate change culminating in what has become known as the “Paris Agreement.” By the Administration’s own admission, the Paris Agreement was drafted to deliberately circumvent Congress. By doing so, the President made commitments not based on the will of American people, but solely based on his own job killing, anti-coal and fossil fuel agenda.

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