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NAS Report On Deep Decarbonization Guides House Climate Legislation

February 22, 2021
The National Academy of Sciences’ (NAS) recent report recommending a series of steps to quickly decarbonize the economy is guiding House Democrats’ efforts to write legislation aimed at achieving net-zero emissions by 2050, though the NAS advise is doing little to quell partisan disputes despite a growing consensus on the need to cut greenhouse gases. The NAS report , issued earlier this month, proposed a suite of policies the federal government could adopt over the next decade that will put...

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