Axios: "1 Big Thing: The Signature Is Only the Beginning"

A Tuesday newsletter cites a blog post by RFF Fellow Brian Prest about the oil and gas provisions in the Inflation Reduction Act.

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Aug. 16, 2022

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Potential emissions increases from provisions that require continued U.S. oil-and-gas leasing are pretty minor, per a new analysis from Resources for the Future fellow Brian Prest.

  • The emissions cuts spurred by the rest of the bill would outweigh even his highest estimated emissions from those mandates by a factor of 10 or more.

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