The Clean Power Plan is a Climate Game Changer. Here are Seven Ways to Strengthen it.

By Rachel Cleetus, Union of Concerned Scientists.

Yesterday the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) submitted its comments on the draft Clean Power Plan (CPP) to the EPA. Joining millions of others, we registered our strong support for these historic, first-ever limits on carbon emissions from power plants, which are the single largest source of these emissions in the United States. This rule could be a climate game changer. We also recommended a number of ways the plan should be strengthened and improved, especially by increasing renewable energy contributions.

Here’s where you can find an executive summary and our full comments.