The Affordable Clean Energy Rule and the Impact of Emissions Rebound on Carbon Dioxide and Criteria Air Pollutant Emissions

Although the ACE reduces the emissions intensity of coal plants, it is expected to increase the number of operating coal plants and amount of coal-fired electricity generation, with 28% of model plants showing higher CO2 emissions in 2030 compared to no policy.

Journal Article by Amelia Keyes, Kathleen F. Lambert, Dallas Burtraw, Jonathan J. Buonocore, Jonathan I. Levy, and Charles T. Driscoll — April 9, 2019

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Authors

Amelia Keyes

Research Associate

Kathleen F. Lambert

Dallas Burtraw

Darius Gaskins Senior Fellow

Jonathan J. Buonocore

Jonathan I. Levy

Charles T. Driscoll