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To meet the climate challenge, the United States needs a comprehensive national approach. Well-designed federal policy can cut emissions and strengthen resilience while driving economic growth.

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Carbon Pricing Proposals in the 116th Congress

There are various market-based approaches to pricing carbon (e.g. carbon tax, cap and trade, and a clean energy standard). All of these can reduce emissions cost-effectively while driving clean energy innovation. This factsheet compares ten carbon tax and cap-and-dividend proposals …

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Select Committee wisely eyes climate resilience investments
Reducing Carbon Dioxide Emissions from Aircraft
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Congress’ boldest climate plan ever
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Rebuilding the economy with climate-smart transportation investments
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Keeping the clean energy transition on track
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Seizing opportunities to benefit both the economy and the climate
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Restoring the Economy with Climate Solutions: Recommendations to Congress

The COVID-19 pandemic and resulting economic fallout represent unprecedented challenges for the United States and the world. While our foremost priorities are stemming the immediate public health crisis and helping those suffering the direct economic consequences, governments must also begin …

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Congress Climate History
Regulating Power Sector Carbon Emissions