Axios Generate: "1 Big Thing: The Case for 'Carbon Scoring' Bills"

The leading segment in an Axios Generate newsletter highlights RFF's new Carbon Scoring Project.

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March 17, 2023

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If you want to know how much a congressional bill is going to cost, you take it to the Congressional Budget Office to figure it out. If you want to know the climate effects, there's nothing similar — until now, Ben writes.

🗞️Driving the news: Resources for the Future (RFF), a respected nonpartisan think tank, just launched the Carbon Scoring Project.

  • It will "provide policymakers with quantitative and qualitative climate information about their bills, reported in a standardized and accessible format."

[Click on the link above for the rest of the article, which is all about RFF's Carbon Scoring Project.]

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