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MEETING THE CLIMATE CHALLENGE
The United States has a window of opportunity to act decisively on climate and ensure a livable planet for future generations. The international community has set a goal of achieving net-zero emissions by midcentury. For the U.S. to meet this enormously challenging target, we must embrace a strategy that can achieve fast and measurable progress. Download here.
CARBON DIVIDENDS IS THE MOST COST-EFFECTIVE CLIMATE SOLUTION
The carbon dividends plan generates an extra $190 billion in economic output per year, on average, while achieving the same emissions reductions as a regulatory approach, according to a study by NERA Economic Consulting. As both policies drive deeper emission cuts, the gap widens further: by 2036, GDP is $420 billion higher each year under the carbon dividends approach.
AMERICA’S CARBON ADVANTAGE
A first-of-its-kind study underscores America’s striking carbon efficiency advantage over its key trading partners. By leading and establishing a new order on climate and trade, America can leverage its significant carbon advantage to enhance the competitiveness of U.S. businesses, bring manufacturing jobs back to the U.S. and boost climate ambition around the world.
COUNCIL PLAN WILL CREATE 1.6 MILLION JOBS & DRIVE $1.4 TRILLION IN INNOVATION
According to a new analysis by Thunder Said Energy, the Council’s carbon dividends plan would unlock $1.4 trillion in new U.S. capital investment, create 1.6 million jobs, reduce US carbon emissions by 57% by 2035, and enhance American industrial competitiveness.
THE CONSERVATIVE CASE FOR CARBON DIVIDENDS
Co-authored by renowned senior statesmen, this marks the first time Republican leaders put forth a concrete, market-based climate solution. Download here.
How the Baker-Shultz Carbon Dividends Plan would significantly exceed the U.S. Paris commitment. Download here.
THE DIVIDEND ADVANTAGE
This report outlines the top 10 reasons why rebating all carbon fee revenues directly to the American people is the most popular, equitable and politically-viable climate solution. Download here.
According to this recent analysis from the Treasury Department, the bottom 70% of Americans would be financially better off under a carbon dividends program. Download here.
ECONOMISTS’ STATEMENT ON CARBON DIVIDENDS
The Largest Public Statement of Economists in History. Download here.
NATIONAL SURVEY RESULTS 2019
Luntz Global national poll finds 4-1 overall support for the Baker-Shultz Carbon Dividends Plan, including 75% support from Republicans under 40. Download here.
UTAH SURVEY RESULTS 2019
A statewide Public Opinion Strategies poll in Utah finds that 70% of Utahns support the carbon dividends plan. Download here.
MORNING CONSULT RESULTS 2020
National survey results on climate policy & carbon dividends plan released in February 2020. Download here.