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New bipartisan climate bill: Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act

December 6, 2018 by Abhay Sharma

(Source: Red Green and Blue) Here is a bold claim, but one worth making: the Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act(H.R. 7173) may be the strongest and most comprehensive climate bill ever submitted to Congress. The strongest, because it sets emissions reduction targets of 90% below 2015 levels by 2050, and the most comprehensive because it addresses all fossil fuel combustion in the U.S., plus super-pollutants like fluorinated gases. Previous bills have set overall targets of 80% emission reductions, or set targets of 100% reductions but only for certain sectors, such as electricity or transportation. Read full article…

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