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WASHINGTON (August 3, 2015)— The Obama administration is expected to announce today historic plans to regulate carbon emissions from existing power plants for the first time. The Clean Power Plan would reduce emissions by an average of 32 percent from 2005 levels by 2030.

Following are statements from WRI's Andrew Steer, Jennifer Morgan and Sam Adams.

Andrew Steer, president and CEO, World Resources Institute:

Putting a price on carbon can be an effective policy to spur innovation, create lasting economic growth, and help the United States achieve its carbon reduction goals.

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