If we do not act now to mitigate climate change, effects such as heat waves, decreased rainfall, specied loss, and sea level rise will occur, impacting the health, food, water, and economic growth of communities around the world. The Climate Action Now Act would help keep the U.S. in the Paris Agreement and ensure the U.S. remains a global leader in the effort to prevent climate change. Urge your member of Congress to support the Climate Action Now Act (H.R. 9).
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed revising the definition of "Waters of the United States" to significantly reduce what water is covered under the Clean Water Act. If finalized, this rule would expose millions of Americans' drinking water to pollution and undermine critical environmental protections.
Learn more about the environmental issues that the RAC cares about.