Peter Welch/Yvette Clark Bill https://welch.house.gov/issues/energy Also known as the American Renewable Energy Act of 2021, providing a renewable schedule, renewable electricty, pollution reduction in impacted communities, prioritization of resilient distributed renewable energy, regional credit markets, strong enforcement.
Documents and buttons below outline individual bills and issues and the bill package and the officials who introduced the legislation, it includes an excel spread sheet outlining what bills and which Congressional Representatives to date (November 2020) have endorsed. Please click to open buttons and files below and power point below which explains old and new the bills presently drafted on a Federal level
RECOVERY BILL spring 2021 CLEAN FUTURE ACT has many weaknesses and some false solutions . AMERICAN ENERGY INNOVATION ACT (AEIA)2050 CLIMATE ACTION REBATE ACT TARGETING 100% REDUCTION BY 2050 HR5544 (116) TONKO'S HYDROFLUROCARBON ACT; S2754 JOHN KENNEDY reducing production and use of these chemicals within refrigerators and phones, including FDA authority to block leakage
The Biden Plan before the stonewalling of the Build Back Better bill in late 2021 in comparison to the Green New Deal: (some critics warn that it includes reliance on biomass which is a big carbon polluter and removes trees to create fuel; much of this has yet to happen. This is where politics intersects climate action.)
Ensure the U.S. achieves a 100% clean energy economy and reaches net-zero emissions no later than 2050. On day one, Biden will sign a series of new executive orders with unprecedented reach that go well beyond the Obama-Biden Administration platform and put us on the right track. And, he will demand that Congress enacts legislation in the first year of his presidency that: 1) establishes an enforcement mechanism that includes milestone targets no later than the end of his first term in 2025, 2) makes a historic investment in clean energy and climate research and innovation, 3) incentivizes the rapid deployment of clean energy innovations across the economy, especially in communities most impacted by climate change.
Build a stronger, more resilient nation. On day one, Biden will make smart infrastructure investments to rebuild the nation and to ensure that our buildings, water, transportation, and energy infrastructure can withstand the impacts of climate change. Every dollar spent toward rebuilding our roads, bridges, buildings, the electric grid, and our water infrastructure will be used to prevent, reduce, and withstand a changing climate. As President, Biden will use the convening power of government to boost climate resilience efforts by developing regional climate resilience plans, in partnership with local universities and national labs, for local access to the most relevant science, data, information, tools, and training.
Rally the rest of the world to meet the threat of climate change... He will not only recommit the United States to the Paris Agreement on climate change – he will lead an effort to get every major country to ramp up the ambition of their domestic climate targets. He will use America’s economic leverage, power of example and integrate climate change into our foreign policy and national security strategies, as well as our approach to trade.
Stand up to the abuse of power by polluters who disproportionately harm communities of color and low-income communities.The Biden Administration will take action against fossil fuel companies and other polluters who put profit over people and knowingly harm our environment and poison our communities’ air, land, and water, or conceal information regarding potential environmental and health risks. The Biden plan will ensure that communities across the country from Flint, Michigan to Harlan, Kentucky to the New Hampshire Seacoast have access to clean, safe drinking water. And he’ll make sure the development of solutions is an inclusive, community-driven process.
Fulfill our obligation to workers and communities who powered our industrial revolution and subsequent decades of economic growth. We’re not going to leave any workers or communities behind.
And, Biden will not accept contributions from oil, gas and coal corporations or executives.