Studies show putting a revenue-neutral price on pollution will be good for people, the economy, and the environment.
What will happen once we implement a price on pollution? These studies show that a revenue-neutral price on pollution, or a carbon fee & dividend-style policy, will have positive impacts on America’s emissions, economy and health.
This 2019 study by Columbia University models the impact of the 2019 Energy Innovation Act on U.S. emissions, air pollution and household dividend payments.
- The Economic, Climate, Fiscal, Power, and Demographic Impact of a National Fee-and-Dividend Carbon Tax
This study looks at the broad impacts of carbon fee & dividend across the environment, economy and health. Conducted by Regional Economic Modeling, Inc. (REMI) in 2013.
- Impact of CCL’s proposed carbon fee and dividend policy: A high-resolution analysis of the financial effect on U.S. households
How will a price on pollution impact individual households? This study examines household impacts across regional and demographic factors. Conducted by Kevin Ummel in 2016.
How will the dividend get allocated to Americans? This study evaluates options and identifies an effective and efficient method. Conducted by economist Allen H. Lerman in 2018.