Thomas Frank of E&E News reports on earmark funding.
- Earmark funding in the recently passed 2022 spending plan went largely to affluent constituencies, despite the administration’s push to fund climate projects in underserved communities.
- Earmarks allow special interests and the government to picking winners and losers across economic sectors, including climate and energy.
- To reduce climate risk in a fiscally responsible way that benefits all communities, Congress should ban earmarks.
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