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Fireside Chat: Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) on the “Save our Future” Act
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National Climate Bank Proposals in the 117th Congress

The idea of a national climate bank has gained renewed attention. Congress last seriously considered a climate bank proposal in 2009 that would create the Clean Energy Development Administration (CEDA), with key functions based on the green bank model. Since …

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Carbon Pricing Proposals in the 117th Congress

Carbon pricing offers a cost-effective way to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Twelve states are already pricing carbon, and a number of states are considering similar action. This factsheet summarizes and compares five federal carbon pricing proposals that have been introduced …

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The Business Case for Ambitious, Bipartisan Climate Action
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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 eleven carbon tax and cap-and-dividend proposals …

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