News: State leaders discuss what’s ahead for Virginia, climate

A panel of influential voices from across Virginia came together Tuesday to discuss climate change and public opinion, how it shaped the 2016 election, and policy efforts to reduce carbon pollution at George Mason University’s Center for Climate Communications.
The panelists discussed what 2017 – a critical year for climate action – may bring. The shift to a clean-energy economy in Virginia is already underway, driven by consumer demand and aided by market forces. Clean energy is cheaper than ever and public opinion strongly favors clean, renewable energy over dirty fuels like coal and fracked gas.

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