RFF's Energy and Climate Program

RFF’s Energy and Climate Program delivers research and solutions to cost-effectively reduce greenhouse gas emissions, advance a reliable and clean energy system, and ensure a healthy environment—while balancing the need for economic growth.

Unpacking the Administration’s Revised Social Cost of Carbon

Oct 10, 2017 | Richard G. Newell

The Trump administration’s announcement on plans for moving forward with the repeal of the Clean Power Plan obviously reaffirms its position that the Obama administration’s approach on climate was too aggressive. It is therefore important to assess the administration’s arguments for why the Clean Power Plan represented federal overreach.

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