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1.  Climate law pushes First Solar to invest in domestic renewable energy industry  

2022-09-14


NationofChange
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According to the company, this move is in large part because of the passage of the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), which President Biden signed into law this month to help combat climate change.

2.  On Trees and Democracy: An Arborist's Open Letter to Herschel Walker  

2022-09-07


Common Dreams - Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community
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The $1.5 billion in the IRA for urban forestry will improve the lives of many, many people. It will also be a step toward environmental justice.

3.  ‘Make the clean stuff cheaper’: Did the IRA kill the carbon tax?  

2022-09-06


Grist
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How Democrats came around to cutting taxes to save the climate.

4.  4 Ways The “Inflation Reduction Act” Could Impact Supply Chains  

2022-08-27


ZeroHedge News
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4 Ways The “Inflation Reduction Act” Could Impact Supply Chains By Alyssa Sporrer, by American Shipper As its name suggests, the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 (IRA) signed into law by President Joe Biden earlier this month is designed to reduce inflation, but it also includes $300 billion worth o...

5.  The Inflation Reduction Act Is a Disappointing Act of Federal Greenwashing  

2022-08-28


Truth Out
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The Inflation Reduction Act approaches clean energy with the same extractive model beloved by the fossil fuel industry.

6.  Billionaire Donor's Advice to GOP: Ramp Up Lies About Democrats' Tax Policies to Win Senate  

2022-08-26


Common Dreams - Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community
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“Democrats should jump on this,” a pair of commentators argued in response to new comments from Republican megadonor Steve Wynn.

7.  Hyundai To Speed Up EV Construction In U.S. To Take Advantage Of “Inflation Reduction Act” Subsidies  

2022-08-23


ZeroHedge News
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Hyundai To Speed Up EV Construction In U.S. To Take Advantage Of “Inflation Reduction Act” Subsidies The printed power of great government incentives strikes again... First, it was Ford and GM raising the prices of their EVs commensurate with the subsidy the new “Inflation Reduction Act“ was offerin...

8.  Why isn’t the IRA bigger and better?  

2022-08-22


Speaking Security
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Speaking Security Newsletter | Note n°170 | 22 August 2022

9.  Only 13% Of Americans Believe Democrats' $369 Billion Will Reduce Inflation: Poll  

2022-08-23


ZeroHedge News
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Only 13% Of Americans Believe Democrats' $369 Billion Will Reduce Inflation: Poll Authored by Katabella Roberts via The Epoch Times, Just a small number of Americans believe that the Democrats’ Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) will help lower inflation across the country, according to a new poll from Th...

10.  Will the Inflation Reduction Act jumpstart carbon capture?  

2022-08-22


Grist
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The new climate law makes tax credits for the controversial tech more lucrative and easier to access.

11.  House Democrats Pass Inflation Reduction Act, Sending It To Biden's Desk  

2022-08-12


ZeroHedge News
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House Democrats Pass Inflation Reduction Act, Sending It To Biden's Desk Authored by Joseph Lord via The Epoch Times (emphasis ours), House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) bangs the gavel after the House of Representatives voted 220–207 to pass the Inflation Reduction Act at the U.S. Capitol in Washingto...

12.  House passes the Inflation Reduction Act, the ‘most significant’ climate bill in US history  

2022-08-12


Grist
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It's the “most comprehensive, most complete, most serious climate bill that the Congress has ever passed.”

13.  Because climate science 'does not grade on a curve,' experts says IRA not enough  

2022-08-13


Alternet.org
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While welcoming U.S. House lawmakers' passage of the Inflation Reduction Act on Friday, climate campaigners and some progressive lawmakers said the $740 billion bill does not do nearly enough to address the worsening climate emergency.“Today, we celebrate the power of organizing,” Varshini Prakash, executiv...

14.  Activists Stress Need for Much More Climate Action After IRA Passes in the House  

2022-08-13


Truth Out
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Climate campaigners said the Inflation Reduction Act contains both historic investments and harmful provisions.

15.  Inflation Reduction Act Signed this Afternoon  

2022-08-17


Letters from an American
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This afternoon, President Joe Biden signed the Inflation Reduction Act into law. Almost immediately, it will produce results. A 30% tax credit for energy-efficient windows, heat pumps, or newer models of appliances will lower people’s energy costs; the cost of drugs will be capped at $2,000 per yea...

16.  Biden signs the Inflation Reduction Act into law  

2022-08-16


Grist
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It’s the single biggest climate package in U.S. history.

17.  The Inflation Reduction Act is what a democracy can achieve when fascists are prevented from stabbing it in the back  

2022-08-17


The Editorial Board
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Thank Mitch McConnell for proof of concept. The post The Inflation Reduction Act is what a democracy can achieve when fascists are prevented from stabbing it in the back appeared first on The Editorial Board..

18.  The Inflation Reduction Act, a Libertarian Nightmare  

2022-08-18


The Dispatch
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Listen now | On Tuesday, President Joe Biden signed the Inflation Reduction Act into law. Scott Lincicome, director of general economics at the Cato Institute, joins Declan to help us better understand the legislation. What’s actually in the law? How questionable is the budget math?

19.  Inflation Reduction Act “Biggest Step Forward” on Climate, Says Biden Amid Calls for Renewable Energy  

2022-08-17


Democracy Now!
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President Biden signed the Inflation Reduction Act into law Tuesday, a sweeping $739 billion bill to address the climate crisis, reduce drug costs and establish a 15% minimum tax for large corporations. Biden has praised the IRA as one of the most significant measures in the history of the United States...

20.  Inflation Reduction Act’s Subsidies May Prop Up Aging Nuclear Plants for Years  

2022-08-18


Truth Out
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Nuclear plants have become practical and economic liabilities, but leaders are reluctant to give them up.

21.  Biden's Inflation Bill—(Mostly) Good News for People and the Planet—Is Only the First Step  

2022-08-18


Common Dreams - Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community
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Eventually, more and better legislation must pass. But the Inflation Reduction Act is a mostly laudable, necessary start.

22.  Predicting the ROI on the IRA  

2022-08-19


The Dispatch
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Progressives are hailing the Inflation Reduction Act’s environmental provisions. But will the investments pay off?

23.  America used to regulate business. Now government subsidises it | Robert Reich  

2022-08-21


The Guardian
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What’s to blame? The change in the balance of power between large corporations and the governmentThe Clean Air Act of 1970 authorized the government to regulate air pollution.The Inflation Reduction Act, which Joe Biden signed into law this past week, allocates more than $300bn to energy and climat...

24.  Investments in Projects Over People: An Equity Point of View on the Inflation Reduction Act  

2022-08-20


Common Dreams - Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community
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Until the work of communities of color is seen as essential and not optional for climate, our work remains unfinished.

25.  The Climate Movement's Fight to Undo the Worst Provisions in the IRA Begins  

2022-08-21


Common Dreams - Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community
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After President Biden’s signing of a “historic” climate bill, environmental organizers have plenty of work ahead to keep fossil fuels in the ground.

26.  Four Reasons Democrats' Inflation Reduction Act Doesn't Live Up to the Hype  

2022-08-20


Common Dreams - Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community
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Yes, the legislation marks a small step forward. It is better than not having it. But Biden certainly shouldn't have handed his signing pen to Sen. Manchin as a mark of honor.

27.  Now That the IRA Is Law, the Climate Movement’s Fight Has Just Begun  

2022-08-19


In These Times
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After President Biden’s signing of a “historic” climate bill, environmental organizers have plenty of work ahead to undo the IRA’s worst provisions while keeping fossil fuels in the ground.

28.  The New US Climate Law Will Reduce Carbon Emissions and Make Electricity Less Expensive, Economists Say  

2022-08-19


Inside Climate News
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U.S. consumers are expected to save money on their electricity bills under the nation’s first comprehensive climate law—perhaps more than $200 billion over the next decade, economists project. Even utilities are talking about eased prices at the same time they are detailing new clean energy investments...

29.  Progressives Applaud as Biden Signs 'Landmark' IRA Into Law  

2022-08-16


Common Dreams - Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community
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The bill is “a start to, not the culmination of, our work to reduce global warming pollution and ensure clean air, clean water, and the preservation of open spaces,” said one climate campaigner.

30.  ‘Biggest step forward on climate ever’: Biden signs Democrats’ landmark bill  

2022-08-16


The Guardian
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Party leaders hope approval of Inflation Reduction Act will boost their prospects in the midterm elections this NovemberJoe Biden signed Democrats’ healthcare, climate and tax package on Tuesday, putting the final seal of approval on a landmark bill that party leaders hope will boost their prospect...

31.  Ponder the miracle of a U.S. climate law  

2022-08-16


Yale Universities Climate Connections
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The newly enacted Inflation Reduction Act warrants climate optimism and hope at a time when both are sorely needed. The post Ponder the miracle of a U.S. climate law appeared first on Yale Climate Connections.

32.  'Biggest Win for Tax Fairness' in Decades: Progressives Cheer Reforms in IRA, Demand More  

2022-08-13


Common Dreams - Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community
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“While this bill establishes desperately needed changes to our tax laws and IRS funding, it is still a far cry from the systemic changes that we need in our society to rectify the hold the rich still have on every level of our economy.”

33.  'Biggest win for tax fairness' in decades: Progressives cheer reforms in IRA  

2022-08-14


Alternet.org
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Following House Democrats' passage of the Inflation Reduction Act on Friday, progressives applauded the most significant changes to the federal tax code since 2017, when Republicans' highly regressive and deeply unpopular Tax Cuts and Jobs Act was enthusiastically welcomed by corporations and the wealthy.Morri...

34.  'A Dangerous Bet': Analysts Question Manchin Bill's Carbon Capture Promises  

2022-08-11


Common Dreams - Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community
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“Carbon capture has been largely an exercise in expensive failure, and there is no reason to think that additional taxpayer subsidies will change that.”

35.  Four Key Climate Questions About the Inflation Reduction Act  

2022-08-11


Common Dreams - Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community
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A law can be a historic achievement and scientifically insufficient at the same time, especially when veto power resides with a politician like Manchin. But nobody said this was going to be easy.

36.  Inflation Reduction Act will be ‘life-changing’ for Black and Latino seniors  

2022-08-12


The Guardian
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Millions of Americans could benefit from provisions in the bill that reduce prescription drug costs, experts sayMillions of older American could benefit from provisions in the new climate and healthcare spending package that lower prescription drug costs. For Black and Latino seniors, who disproportionatel...

37.  The Inflation Reduction Act promises thousands of new oil leases. Drillers might not want them.  

2022-08-09


Grist
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The bigger question about Joe Manchin’s fossil fuel provisions is if they’ll succeed on the senator’s own terms.

38.  US House passes pro-corporate climate bill  

2022-08-13


World Socialist Web Site
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The effort to present this pro-corporate bill as a major piece of social reform legislation is a desperate attempt to reverse Biden’s collapsing popular support in the run-up to the midterm elections.

39.  Historic Climate Bill, Say Clear-Eyed Critics, Still 'Pours Gasoline on the Flames'  

2022-08-10


Common Dreams - Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community
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“This was a backdoor take-it-or-leave-it deal between a coal baron and Democratic leaders in which any opposition from lawmakers or frontline communities was quashed,” said one activist.

40.  No, Criticism of the Democratic Climate Bill Isn’t About Bitter “Internet Leftists”  

2022-08-10


Jacobin Magazine
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The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) is at once a massive fossil fuel industry giveaway, a historic but inadequate investment in clean energy, and our best hope for staving off planetary catastrophe. In other words, discussion of it would seem to call for a bit of nuance. Not so, according to Slate’s Jorda...

41.  Inflation Reduction Act Will Increase Middle Class, Small-Business Taxes: Tax Law Expert  

2022-08-10


ZeroHedge News
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Inflation Reduction Act Will Increase Middle Class, Small-Business Taxes: Tax Law Expert Authored by Joseph Lord via The Epoch Times (emphasis ours), While Democrats insist that the Inflation Reduction Act won’t boost taxes on people making less than $400,000 a year, collateral effects from the legislatio...

42.  This Is Not a Climate Solution: Indigenous Land Defender Warns Senate Bill Will Aid Fossil Fuel Firms  

2022-08-09


Democracy Now!
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We look at ​​the Democrats’ sweeping $739 billion bill just passed by the Senate in part to address the climate crisis. Democrats in the Senate passed the Inflation Reduction Act on Sunday with votes from West Virginia’s Joe Manchin and Arizona’s Kyrsten Sinema, and the House will vote on the packag...

43.  Landmark US climate bill will do more harm than good, groups say  

2022-08-09


The Guardian
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Bill makes concessions to the fossil fuel industry as frontline community groups call on Biden to declare climate emergencyThe landmark climate legislation passed by the Senate after months of wrangling and weakening by fossil-fuel friendly Democrats will lead to more harm than good, according to frontlin...

44.  Congress is about to pass a historic climate bill. So why are oil companies pleased? | Kate Aronoff  

2022-08-09


The Guardian
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The bill is a devil’s bargain between the Democrats, the fossil fuel industry, and recalcitrant senator Joe Manchin. Yet it’s better than nothing“We’re pleased,” ExxonMobil’s CEO, Darren Woods, said on an earnings call last month, speaking about the Inflation Reduction Act. He called the bill, now makin...

45.  'A Lot Better Than Build Back Better': Big Business Relieved as Dems Go Light on Tax Hikes  

2022-08-09


Common Dreams - Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community
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One progressive tax expert said the Inflation Reduction Act “cannot be the final chapter in the fight against profit-shifting and offshoring practices by large corporations.”

46.  The Trump-Shafer Inflation Act Passes the Senate  

2022-08-08


Confessions of a Political Junkie
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Senate Democrats have passed the Trump-Shafer Inflation Act. That is my pet name for the Democrats’ legislation. In 2021, then President Donald Trump and still existing Georgia Republican Party Chairman David Shafer convinced Republicans the Georgia Senate runoffs were not worth participating in because...

47.  Nearly All Senators Vote Against Sanders’s Amendments to Inflation Reduction Act  

2022-08-08


Truth Out
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Sanders was the lone “yes” vote on amendments to remove carbon capture incentives and create a Civilian Climate Corps.

48.  Democrats celebrate as climate bill moves to House – and critics weigh in  

2022-08-08


The Guardian
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Bernie Sanders calls climate measures a ‘very modest step forward’ and Republicans denounce the bill altogether Democrats celebrated the much-delayed Senate passage of their healthcare and climate spending package, expressing hope that the bill’s approval could improve their prospects in the crucia...

49.  Sanders Says Senate Bill ‘Nowhere Near’ Enough as Dems, GOP Tank His Amendments  

2022-08-08


DeSmog
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By Jake Johnson, Common Dreams. Originally published on Common Dreams under CC BY-NC-ND 3.0. After his amendments to expand Medicare and strip out giveaways to the fossil fuel industry were defeated in near-unanimous votes by Democrats and Republicans, Sen. Bernie Sanders on Sunday supported final passag...

50.  Experts: Senate-passed bill will yield myriad climate benefits  

2022-08-08


Yale Universities Climate Connections
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The Inflation Reduction Act passed by the U.S. Senate August 7 is projected to reduce U.S. climate pollution, premature deaths, household energy bills, the federal deficit, and inflationary pressures while boosting the economy and employment. Congressional Republicans don't think so. The post Experts...

51.  Senate passes Democrats’ fraudulent climate, anti-inflation and “tax fairness” bill  

2022-08-08


World Socialist Web Site
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The staged celebration by Senate Democrats reflected not the actual content of the bill—a miserable climb-down from earlier iterations of the Biden administration’s domestic agenda, purged of any significant social measures, restrictions on greenhouse gas emissions or corporate tax hikes—but rather th...

52.  Senate passes $739bn healthcare and climate bill after months of wrangling  

2022-08-07


The Guardian
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Inflation Reduction Act will reduce planet-heating emissions and lower prescription drug costs – and give Biden a crucial victorySenate Democrats passed their climate and healthcare spending package on Sunday, sending the legislation to the House and bringing Joe Biden one step closer to a significan...

53.  Senate Barely Approves Scaled Back Legislation on Climate, Taxes, Healthcare  

2022-08-07


Common Dreams - Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community
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But thanks to Senator Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ), there was a huge, last-minute win for the private equity and hedge fund industries

54.  The Biden Manchin Deal Will Make Inflation Worse  

2022-08-08


Real Progressives
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The primary reason for imposing a tax at the federal level is to create a demand for the currency that the federal government can create at will.

55.  Senate Passes $740 Billion Tax, Climate Package -- Will Go To House Next  

2022-08-07


ZeroHedge News
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Senate Passes $740 Billion Tax, Climate Package -- Will Go To House Next Update (1532ET): After much wrangling, the Democrats finally passed their sweeping economic package through the Senate on Sunday. The estimated $740 billion “Inflation Reduction Act” - far less ambitious than their original $3....

56.  'Inflation Reduction Act' Would Make IRS Among The Largest Govt Agencies  

2022-08-08


ZeroHedge News
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'Inflation Reduction Act' Would Make IRS Among The Largest Govt Agencies Authored by Jazz Shaw via HotAir (emphasis ours), Tucked away in the hilariously-named “Inflation Reduction Act” that Joe Manchin has been working on with Chuck Schumer is one significant bit of spending that has been mostly flyin...

57.  U.S. Senate passes historic climate bill  

2022-08-07


Grist
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The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 includes $369 billion for energy security and clean energy.