“This week President Biden is expected to sign the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), which includes an unprecedented $370 billion for climate change mitigation.
Why it matters: Much of the climate money is directed at getting folks like us to switch to more sustainable sources of energy for our homes and transportation.
- When it comes to Illinois-level effects, many details still have to be worked out, but a few points are emerging.
Zoom in: Illinois Environmental Council executive director Jen Walling says passage of last year’s Climate Equity Job’s Act puts the state in a good spot to use the money for projects already in the pipeline.”
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