The Climate Leadership Council released a Bipartisan Climate Roadmap to inform legislation for a gradually rising carbon fee to cut U.S. carbon dioxide emissions to 50% below 2005 levels in 2035. The revenue from this fee would be returned to households across the United States, with a family of four receiving about $2,000 the first year. Following is a statement by Andrew Steer, CEO and President of World Resources Institute, a founding member of CLC.
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