On June 2nd, President Obama will personally announce new Environmental Protection Agency regulations on existing power plants, which is expected to be the policy centerpiece of his second term. On May 6th, the Administration released the Third U.S. National Climate Assessment, the most authoritative and comprehensive source of scientific information to date about climate-change impacts across all U.S. regions and on critical sectors of the economy. The report, a key deliverable of President Obama’s Climate Action Plan, confirms that climate change is not a distant threat — it’s affecting us now. Watch Dr. John Holdren, Assistant to the President for Science & Technology, discuss the report:
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