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Title: Prohibits the Social Cost of Carbon from Being Included in Agency Determinations
Vote Smart's Synopsis:
Vote to adopt an amendment to HR 2641 that prohibits the social cost of carbon from being used in an environmental review or decision-making process of a regulatory agency.
- Prohibits the “social cost of carbon” from being used in an environmental review or decision-making process of a regulatory agency.
- Defines “social cost of carbon” as an estimate of the monetized damages associated with an incremental increase in carbon dioxide emissions in a given year, including, but not limited to, the following changes:
- Net agricultural productivity;
- Human health; and
- Property damages from increased flood risk.