Taking action on climate-disrupting carbon emissions will protect property rights, public health, and bring more efficiency to energy markets as true costs to consumers can lead to better allocation of resources and smarter investments in the energy sector. This is a win for public health and economic productivity.
These clean air safeguards will spur innovation and accelerate the clean energy economy to create good jobs here in Georgia-- protecting the health our children, protecting our property rights from polluters, and protecting our state's long term economic security in a tough global economy.
Georgia Power’s Plant Scherer is America’s single dirtiest power plant–it dumped over 21 million metric tons of carbon dioxide into the air we breathe in 2012 alone.
While my opponent spends his time defending policies that have delivered neither prosperity nor fiscal stability I'm focused on our future. (If you would like to help elect a progressive in Georgia chip in $5, $25... $250(???) today!)
Here is President Obama on new steps to #ActOnClimate by reducing carbon pollution from power plants:
I also liked what The Economist Magazine had to say on the new EPA rules: Climate change: In praise of second best | The Economist