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Infographic: A Climate Solution Is Here

Why Power Plant Carbon Limits Will Make A Huge Difference

The federal government has introduced safeguards on climate pollution from existing coal-fired power plants. These protections are the centerpiece of the President Obama's Climate Action Plan and could be the most effective action to curb climate pollution in history. They could also be the most important public measure in a generation.

In a few images, here is why this one policy will make a huge difference in solving our climate problems:

Power plants are the biggest source of climate pollution in the United States. Power plants have no federal limits on their climate pollution. Until now. Limits on power plants could prevent more than 100,000 asthma attacks in kids every year. $13 billion: Amount saved in U.S. electricity bills by cutting climate pollution from power plants. You can help curb climate change in one action. Act now.

"The time has come for us to leave a lasting legacy of timely and effective action to cut carbon pollution from dirty coal plants. All Americans must come together to get this job done. Our health and our future depend upon it."

Trip Van Noppen
President, Earthjustice