President Biden`s climate bill will accelerate Wisconsin`s response to a changing world
Americans everywhere facing the impacts of a changing climate on weather, infrastructure, public health, crops and livestock, and the environment finally received the major federal response they’ve been waiting for when President Joe Biden signed the Inflation Reduction Act into law on Aug. 16.

It`s been 36 years since members of Congress were first briefed on the risks posed by climate change by NASA’s top climate scientist Dr. James Hansen. After years of increasing urgency but no congressional action, the new law is the first major piece of federal legislation to directly address what is a full-blown climate crisis.

The bill provides $369 billion in new climate-focused funding that will create significant opportunities for families, farms, municipalities, businesses and state governments to play a more significant role in the transition from fossil fuels to clean energy. Taken as a whole, the bill is projected to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 40% below 2005 levels by 2030...


Ken Notes: Imagine if we spent just a fraction of that money on Digestors for CAFO`s where it would really make a significant difference in carbon output, create usable energy, and make our farms safer for our grandchildren....

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