Yesterday leaders from the House Energy and Commerce Committee previewed a legislative framework designed to ensure a 100 percent clean energy economy by 2050. The framework calls for the creation of a National Climate Bank to invest in a rapid, affordable, and equitable clean energy transition.
E&C has released an overview memo, and more complete draft legislation is expected soon. Environment and Climate Change Subcommittee Chairman Paul Tonko said in a release: “This legislation will be the top priority for my Subcommittee this year.”
Read more about E&C’s legislative framework here.
Press coverage of the announcement includes: