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Opinion: The Inflation Reduction Act’s climate lessons for Maryland legislators

August 23, 2022

Despite what you may have heard, the deal negotiated to win the support of coal baron Senator Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.), is not a big victory for the climate. The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), signed into law last week, epitomizes the egregious legislative compromises that plague climate action — and offers key lessons for Maryland legislators. We can celebrate the IRA’s investments in renewable energy while also being clear-eyed about the alarming trade-offs it took to get here.

Article Source: Maryland Matters

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