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How does the new carbon pricing bill stack up?

How does the new carbon pricing bill stack up? By Jerry Hinkle, CCL Economics Policy Network Upon the introduction of the Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act, legislation authored by Representative Deutch and others (herein referred to simply as the Energy Innovation Act), Dr. Noah Kaufman of Columbia University’s Center for Global Energy Policy (CGEP) published an analysis comparing it to […]


The Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act of 2021 hits the House

By Steve Valk Rep. Ted Deutch (D-FL-22) reintroduced the Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act of 2021 today with 28 cosponsors. The bill would place a rising fee on carbon pollution that will get America to net zero emissions by 2050. Revenue from the fee would be distributed evenly to all Americans as monthly payments. The bill, which amassed 85 […]


H.R. 763: The Bipartisan Climate Change Solution

For over a decade, our volunteers have asked their members of Congress to work together on solving climate change. A viable climate change solution needs to be big and lasting—which means bipartisan legislation. We fully support the Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act (H.R. 763). This policy will drive down America’s carbon pollution while unleashing American technology innovation and ingenuity. […]


Media buzz about carbon pricing picks up with introduction of Deutch bill

Media buzz about carbon pricing picks up with introduction of Deutch bill By Steve Valk Since the 117th Congress was sworn in earlier this year, CCLers have been waiting eagerly for the reintroduction of the Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act (H.R. 2307). It turns out, climate reporters and political news outlets were eager for it too! On April 1, […]


Carbon pricing cosponsors are a diverse bunch

Carbon pricing cosponsors are a diverse bunch By Flannery Winchester The Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act of 2021 (H.R. 2307) was introduced into the House of Representatives earlier this month. There was initial fanfare from national and local media about the policy. In addition to the policy being great, we think the cosponsor list is worth fanfare on its […]


Is this carbon price enough? Here’s what the experts say

Is this carbon price enough? Here’s what the experts say By Jerry Hinkle, CCL Economics Policy Network CCL volunteers are currently advocating for the passage of the Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act (H.R. 763). The bill would put a price on carbon pollution, starting at $15 per ton and rising steadily $10 per ton each year. With 2020 promising […]


Energy Innovation Act: Strong and comprehensive

Energy Innovation Act: Strong and comprehensive 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 […]


CCL brings dozens of new cosponsors to BEST Act

By Steve Valk Editor’s note: This post was updated Sept. 25, 2020, to reflect inclusion of the BEST Act in the Clean Economy Jobs and Innovation Act that was passed in the House on Sept. 24, 2020. Citizens’ Climate Lobby had the opportunity to flex its lobbying muscle in July, and our volunteers delivered: they helped bring 24 new cosponsors, […]


How will carbon pricing impact inflation?

How will carbon pricing impact inflation? By Dana Nuccitelli Inflation — the decline of purchasing power as prices rise — is currently at its highest level in 30 years. This has led to concern among the public and policymakers about the rising costs of many important products like food, shelter, gasoline, electricity, and cars. Senator Joe Manchin has said he […]


Modeling Carbon Fees with the Energy Policy Simulator

By Rick Knight, CCL Research Coordinator Any climate policy worth fighting for must do two things well: reduce carbon emissions and protect the poor. These are CCL’s so-called “bottom lines.” So how do we know if a steadily rising price on carbon will measure up? With neither a crystal ball nor a time machine at our disposal, the only way […]


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