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.
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."
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Common Resources — Mar 16, 2023
New from Resources for the Future: The Carbon Scoring Project
Resources for the Future is launching its Carbon Scoring Project, an effort to provide policymakers with quantitative and qualitative climate information about their bills, reported in a standardized and accessible format.
Resources Radio — Oct 3, 2023
Cutting the Queue and Emissions in the US Power Sector, with Will Gorman
Will Gorman discusses the interconnection queue (the waiting list for developers that hope to connect power plants to the US electric grid), the reasons for recent growth in wait times, and reforms that could speed up the queue.
Common Resources — Sep 28, 2023
Designing Climate Policy for the Electricity Sector
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Issue Brief — Sep 27, 2023
45V Hydrogen Tax Credit in the Inflation Reduction Act: The Role of New Clean Electricity
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