45 Organizations Call for Long-Term Clean Energy and Clean Transportation Tax Platform To Help Effectively Address the Climate Crisis
- Feb 5, 2021 5:15 pm GMTFeb 5, 2021 5:23 pm GMT
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In a letter delivered today to President Biden, key members of the Biden administration, and Congressional leadership, a multi-sector coalition of 45 organizations is asking for the inclusion of a stable, predictable, and long-term tax platform for clean energy and clean transportation incentives in the earliest possible legislative vehicle this year.
“Clean energy and clean transportation can play a critical role advancing our economic recovery, putting people back to work, and laying the foundation for a cleaner, healthier and more prosperous future,” the organizations write. “While the clean energy provisions in last year’s spending package provided emergency relief and a down payment on the comprehensive federal policy response we know is required, it is imperative that we now move beyond endless cycles of short-term stopgap measures and towards a long-term clean energy and clean transportation tax platform capable of effectively addressing the climate crisis.”
The coalition requests a tax platform that: