Getting the laws right

Smart climate protection laws will be a key part of a secure, healthy future

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In the long run, to avoid the worst impacts of climate change, Congress must act.

Right now, our top policy priority is ensuring that the EPA uses the authority it has to limit climate pollution.

We can’t get to a safe climate without action by Congress, even under the most aggressive scenario of executive action.

Post by Keith Gaby EDF Climate Communications Director

How we’re getting and keeping strong laws

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Our approach to smart, nonpartisan policy includes advising decision-makers and taking legal action when needed.

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