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Oregon, first state to pass a law to go coal free

Originally Posted on March 24, 2016

This from @ClimateReality - thanks for sharing!

This is incredible! Oregon is the first state in the US to pass a law to become coal-free #ClimateHopepic.twitter.com/E2Gcz446ZG

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Momentum! A good example of when States, Cities, Regions take independent action.

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Momentum important in light of the paper just released by James Hansen and a team of scientists: 

Take away: Former NASA climate director James Hansen and a team of scientists claim a mechanism in the climate could rapidly raise sea levels by meters. 

“We’re in danger of handing young people a situation that’s out of their control,” 

Back Storyhttp://www.nytimes.com/2016/03/23/science/global-warming-sea-level-carbo...

The Paper: http://www.atmos-chem-phys.net/16/3761/2016/acp-16-3761-2016.pdf

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