Despite the blue wave, the U.S. failed to pass its first carbon tax

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December 19, 2018

While the U.S. has enacted policies aimed at lowering carbon dioxide emissions, such as Renewable Portfolio Standards and federal tax credits, assigning a price on carbon remains out of reach, at least for now, writes Energy Institute Research Associate Joshua Rhodes in Axios. In the recent election, voters in Washington State rejected a ballot measure that would have financed a long-term, multi-billion measure to cut the state’s greenhouse gas emissions. Read more.

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