Carbon Standards Re-Examined: An Analysis of Potential Emissions Outcomes for the Affordable Clean Energy Rule and the Clean Power Plan

A new analysis calls into question the assumptions and conclusions in EPA’s cost-benefit analysis of the Affordable Clean Energy Rule. They demonstrate that the ACE rule does little to address climate change and is likely to have even greater adverse air quality and health effects in some states than EPA has projected.

Working Paper by Kathy Fallon Lambert, Amelia Keyes, Charles T. Driscoll, Dallas Burtraw, Habibollah Fakhraei, Jonathan J. Buonocore, and Jonathan I. Levy — July 18, 2019

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Authors

Kathy Fallon Lambert

Amelia Keyes

Research Associate

Charles T. Driscoll

Dallas Burtraw

Darius Gaskins Senior Fellow

Habibollah Fakhraei

Jonathan J. Buonocore

Jonathan I. Levy