President Obama Announces Climate Plan 2.0

Saying “we have a moral obligation to leave our children a planet that’s not polluted or damaged” and citing extreme weather events and dangers to public health, President Obama yesterday announced his Clean Power Plan to cut carbon emissions at existing power plants by 32%  from 2005 levels by 2030 (it is important to follow the math). This goal, 9% more ambitious than the proposal he laid out onJune 2015, is riling opponents, enlivening candidates and exciting environmentalists. Following the White House video are links for detailed information about the plan.