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May 21, 2022The New York Times
The True Cost of the Climate Stalemate in Congress

How bad is the climate stalemate? In the United States, we have gotten used to legislative inaction, on climate as with much else. But even by those debased standards a failure to pass a major emissions-cutting bill this Congress would be, potentially, a generational setback — pushing hopes for paradigm-shifting legislation so far over the time horizon they effectively disappear.

May 14, 2022The New York Times
We Can’t Drill Our Way to Energy Security
February 23, 2022National Journal
How Dems could transform electricity bills
February 6, 2022The New York Times
A Climate Opportunity
December 23, 2021Popular Science
Even coal miners want Build Back Better to pass

Evaluate the policies

The REPEAT Project provides regular, timely, and independent environmental and economic evaluation of federal energy and climate policies as they’re proposed and enacted. Dive into the details for each of the policies analyzed by the project to date...

The Build Back Better Act, November 2021 version ('BBBA, Nov ‘21')

$301
Savings for Avg US Household
On 2030 Annual Energy Costs
2.2 Million
Net Jobs Created
In Energy Supply Related Industries
25,000
Deaths Avoided From Pollution
Through 2030

Passed by the U.S. House of Representatives on November 19, 2021, the Build Back Better Act (H.R. 5376) contains over $500 billion in tax credits, grants, rebates, and other policies to deploy clean electricity, electric vehicles, building electrification and efficiency, hydrogen, carbon capture and storage, and low-carbon transportation fuels. The bill also funds agricultural practices that could sequester carbon in soils, provides funding to fight wildfires and protect forests, and imposes a fee on upstream emissions of methane in oil and gas sectors. It remains stalled in the U.S. Senate at this time.

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