Biden Officials: CO2 Ruling Has "Dramatic" Impact

RFF's Social Cost of Carbon 101 explainer is cited in an Axios Generate newsletter about a court's ruling to invalidate the interim social cost of carbon estimate.

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Feb. 22, 2022

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Driving the news: Administration lawyers are asking the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Louisiana to stay its sweeping preliminary injunction that prevents using the White House's social cost of carbon (SCC) in decision-making.

The SCC is a dollar estimate of the damages caused by emitting one additional metric ton of greenhouse gases.

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