EPA Drafts Update To Climate Impact Model Used For Regulatory Analysis

February 23, 2024
EPA is soliciting comments on an update to a framework for evaluating economic and physical climate change damages that officials use in a wide range of rulemaking and analysis, with the update for the first time assessing state-level effects. The agency’s Framework for Evaluating Damages and Impacts (FrEDI) is a model based on over 30 existing peer-reviewed studies and models, including some internal EPA tools. It synthesizes that information to “estimate the relationship between future degrees of warming and associated...

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