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Testimony in Support of the EPA’s Clean Power Plan

Fresh Updates from RAC » Environment   |   Jul 31, 2014 12:00 AM
Yesterday evening, I had the privilege of testifying at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in support of the Clean Power Plan, a proposal to limit carbon emissions from existing power plants. I’m pleased to share the full testimony below. “Hello, my name is Sophie Golomb and I am a Legislative Assistant at the Religious Action Center of […]

Building Resilience and Adapting to Climate Change

Fresh Updates from RAC » Environment   |   Jul 17, 2014 12:00 AM
Yesterday, President Obama announced a crucial aspect of his Climate Action Plan: a comprehensive proposal to provide necessary infrastructures in preparing the United States to withstand the most severe impacts of climate change, like extreme weather events and increased flooding. In November, the president established the State, Local and Tribal Leaders Task Force on Climate Preparedness […]

URJ Crane Lake Camp Acts on Climate

Fresh Updates from RAC » Environment   |   Jul 11, 2014 12:00 AM
This week, the Chaverim and Olim campers (ages 13-15) of URJ Crane Lake Camp have been learning about the issue of climate change and exploring their personal impact on the environment. As is tradition at Crane Lake, each week of the summer focuses on a particular Jewish value, middot. This week, the value is bal […]
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