Designing a Path Towards a Zero-Carbon Future

Designing a Path Towards a Zero-Carbon Future

 Synapse Energy Economics, 2016

Synapse Energy Economics, 2016

Climate policy is in a holding pattern. The D.C. Circuit court is deliberating on the future of EPA’s “Clean Power Plan” regulation of carbon pollution from existing power plants. Stakeholders in the Northeast’s Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative are pondering emission cap targets for 2020 through 2030 that may do anything from hold steady at 2020 levels to drop 5 percent each year—with no word yet on when or how a decision will be made. Massachusetts Governor Baker’s recent Executive Order requires specific, measurable actions to comply with the Commonwealth’s climate law, but not until August 2017. And the outcome of this historically divisive Presidential race promises a future for U.S. climate policy that may range from taking a wrecking ball to all Environmental Protection Agency offices to making “solving the climate crisis a top national priority.”... [more]

Reposted from Liz Stanton in Commonwealth Magazine

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