Climate Provisions In Biden Infrastructure Plan May Spur Huge GHG Cuts

March 31, 2021
The Biden administration’s just-released infrastructure plan proposes massive investments in key sectors that supporters and independent researchers say could spur substantial carbon emissions cuts from vehicles, electricity production and heavy industry, analysts say. Prior analysis of similar proposals just for the transportation and electricity sectors suggest the administration’s plan could spur massive greenhouse gas reductions and reduced oil reliance, even though researchers have not yet issued detailed projections of the plan’s emissions reductions. For example, a March 31 analysis by...

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