Four New Carbon Pricing Bills
Another development today is that Sen. Chris Coons (D-DE) has introduced the Climate Action Rebate Act of 2019 in the Senate, with Rep. Jimmy Panetta (D-CA) introducing a companion bill in the House.
All four of these bills have been analyzed and updated on the Carbon Pricing Bills in Congress resource page by CCL's legislative staff.
We are excited to see Republicans and Democrats focusing their attention on the effective tool of carbon pricing, both through these bills and on the Energy Innovation Act. The climate is neither Democratic nor Republican, nor is it waiting around for us to resolve our political differences. The essential question should not be who supports a particular policy proposal, but rather how effective will that proposal be at reducing emissions. We need to build more bridges between the two parties, and have more bipartisan dialogue, if we are to take meaningful action. Major bills like these accomplish those goals.
August Recess Legislative Update
Please plan to join a special online meeting on Tuesday, July 30, to learn more about these new bills. Event details and RSVP. We’ll gather on Zoom line 2017-2017-17 at 8:00 pm ET / 5:00 pm PT. In the meantime, you can discuss and ask questions in the Community forum discussion topics.
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