The US senate passed the ‘Inflation Reduction Act’ on Sunday, legislating the most ambitious climate action in the nations history.
The bill allocates $430 billion to tackle climate change, and seeks to lower emissions to 40% of the countries 2005 levels.
We sought to find out how effective this legislation will be and what it means for Australia.
Produced By: Nelson Scott
Featured In Story: Associate Professor Christian Downie, Global Energy Policy Expert, Australian National University
First aired on The Wire, Thursday 11 August 2022