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Timeline of Progress

President Obama’s Climate Action Plan

Issued in June 2013, President Obama’s climate action plan contains executive actions in three years: reducing carbon pollution in the United States, preparing the nation for the impacts of climate change, and leading international efforts to address global warming.

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Presidential Climate Action Project Reports

Report 3

Action Plan Brief

Report 2

Report 1

• Issue guidelines on pricing carbon
• Decarbonize federal fiscal policy
• Create a roadmap to a clean energy economy
• Challenge the U.S. to become the world’s most resource efficient nation
• Develop genuine progress indicators
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The principal challenge facing the 44th President of the United States is to rally the nation to create a new 21st century economy. The United States, like other industrialized nations, has arrived at the cusp between two eras.
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• Emphasize climate action as risk management
• Make federal progress on emissions more transparent
• Count the full social & environmental costs of energy options
• Encourage private investment in clean energy
• Create a 50-year agriculture plan
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• Declare a war on energy waste
• Reinvent transportation policy
• Eliminate fossil energy subsidies
• Emphasize ecosystem restoration

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PCAP Climate Action Plan Brief

August 2011 - PCAP Climate Action Plan Brief The principal challenge facing the 44th President of the United States is to rally the nation to create a new 21st century economy. The United States, like other