Projected CO₂ Emissions Reductions under the American Opportunity Carbon Fee Act of 2019
In April 2019 Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) and Brian Schatz (D-HI) reintroduced the American Opportunity Carbon Fee Act, with new co-sponsors Martin Heinrich (D-NM) and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY). This issue brief focuses on projecting how domestic energy-related emissions of carbon dioxide would respond to the proposed act, which would levy a fee on US greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.
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April 11, 2019