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Here’s what congressional Republicans are thinking on climate following the election

Josh Siegel on The Washington Examiner reports on what congressional Republicans are thinking on climate post-election.

The C3 Take
  • With a new Biden administration, congressional Republicans will support policies and actions that drive the free-market and innovation.
  • Large mandates that are Green New Deal-like will not find traction in a House that has a slim Democrat majority and a Republican-led Senate.
  • Areas that both Republicans and Democrats could agree on may be “under the radar” but would be impactful for advancing clean energy and improving our grid infrastructure.

“Potential areas of agreement include clean energy spending in a pandemic-related stimulus package, infrastructure investments, including transmission lines for renewables and chargers for electric vehicles, extensions of solar and wind tax credits, and additional subsidies for battery storage, and legislation phasing down hydrofluorocarbons, a potent pollutant used in cooling systems.”

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