The time to act on these issues is now; for years we have “kicked the can” down the road and the problems have become more severe and more urgent. Our main energy source remains dirty fossil fuels, which drive climate change while threatening water resources and public health. Climate change itself also poses severe risks to public health and water resources. We can and must act now to curb climate change and to create a clean energy future.
Solutions for a Clean Energy Future
The IPCC warns that we must decrease our greenhouse gas emissions 80% by 2050 in order to avoid the worst effects of climate change. We can reach this goal by developing a new energy economy and implementing effective and supportive policies. We must:
Clean Water Action is part of the solution on the local, state and national levels. Some of the key issues we work on:
Read our letter to Secretary of State John Kerry about addressing climate change.