THE INFLATION REDUCTION ACT OF 2022

Environmental Justice (EJ) Provisions of the 2022 Inflation Reduction Act

08/22/22
This table includes provisions with the potential to provide federal benefits to communities with EJ concerns. Direct benefits, where the statute requires benefits to be implemented in or directed towards low-income, tribal, or overburdened communities,…
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What the U.S. climate law means for the world

By Somini Sengupta 08/19/22
The Inflation Reduction Act is a very big deal for the United States. It’s the biggest climate law in the country’s history. It’s a lot of money, nearly $370 billion, for all kinds of tax…
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Why the climate bill’s impact might not match what many expect

By Shannon Osaka 08/18/22
The Inflation Reduction Act — the health care and climate bill that was signed into law by President Biden on Tuesday — marks the largest climate action ever taken by the federal government. With roughly…
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Biden’s Signing of Climate Law Kicks Off Marathon of Rulemaking (2)

By Jennifer A Dlouhy 08/18/22
President Joe Biden’s signing of the Inflation Reduction Act on Tuesday caps nearly two years of efforts to pass sweeping climate legislation. But the real work is just getting started. For federal regulators, the moment…
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Why Buying an Electric Car Just Became More Complicated

By Jim Tankersley 08/18/22
Those calculations — and a host of others pertaining to the red-hot electric vehicle market — come courtesy of an energy, tax and health care law that President Biden signed on Tuesday. It includes more…
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Federal study: New climate law to slice carbon pollution 40%

By Seth Borenstein 08/18/22
Clean energy incentives in the new spending package signed this week by President Joe Biden will trim America’s emissions of heat-trapping gases by about 1.1 billion tons (1 billion metric tons) by 2030, a new…
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Bill Gates and the secret push to save Biden’s climate bill

By Akshat Rathi 08/17/22
The billionaire philanthropist was among those lobbying Joe Manchin, starting before Biden took the White House. A look at the influencers who secured a rare climate win.
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Biden’s Historic Climate Bill Needs Smart Foreign Policy

By Jason Bordoff 08/17/22
U.S. President Joe Biden just signed into law a signature domestic policy achievement: the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA). At its heart is nearly $400 billion to bring down U.S. greenhouse gas emissions, the largest investment…
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Diving further into the Inflation Reduction Act: Part One

By David Roberts 08/17/22
Last week, I hosted a podcast discussion with Princeton professor Jesse Jenkins and UC-Santa Barbara professor Leah Stokes about the climate and energy provisions in the Inflation Reduction Act. It proved quite popular! (If you…
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Al Gore on the Inflation Reduction Act: ‘It took so long’

By Maxine Joselow 08/16/22
In 1981, as a young lawmaker, former vice president Al Gore held what some experts think was the first congressional hearing on climate change.
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Here are the cars eligible for the $7,500 EV tax credit in the Inflation Reduction Act Jameson Dow

By Jameson Dow 08/16/22
The Inflation Reduction Act, the major climate bill, was signed today, changing the availability of electric vehicle tax credits. Now, only EVs assembled in North America qualify for the credits. Today the US government released…
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GOP govs who hate Biden’s climate bill stand to benefit big from it

By Catherine Morehouse 08/16/22
The climate legislation President Joe Biden signed on Tuesday became law without the approval of a single Republican in Congress — but it’s still poised to deliver major gains to the GOP-led states whose governors…
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