The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 recently passed through the United States Senate, and while that may not sound like it has anything to do with the environment, this bill contains a number of items related to climate and emissions reduction, and is a big step forward in fighting climate change. Casey and Sara discuss what the bill does and doesn't do, and talk about the next steps as the bill moves to the House of Representatives.
Resources for this Episode
Summary of the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022
Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget: What's in the Inflation Reduction Act?
What the Inflation Reduction Act Means for Climate
Vox: What Could the Inflation Reduction Act Mean for You?
USDOT: President Biden, USDOT and USDOE Announce $5 Billion over Five Years for National EV Charging Network, Made Possible by Bipartisan Infrastructure Law
Energy.gov: Heat Pump Systems