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Virginia Won't Cap CO2 with 9 Other States — for Now

Gov. Ralph Northam signed a budget barring Virginia from participating in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, a cap-and-trade program encompassing power plants in nine Northeastern states.
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Will the Green New Deal Work? Here's What the Research Says

The Green New Deal that some Democrats are now championing is unlike anything this country has ever done before. But scientists have been studying policies like these for decades. And their research can tell us a bit about what might happen if we pass this sweeping new vision for climate action and economic equality.

Virginia Quick Data

Energy Efficiency:
Source: ACEEE
Buildings:
Score 6.00 / 8
Utilities:
Score 0.50 / 20
Transportation:
Score 5.00 / 10
Source: DSIRE
Energy Efficiency Programs:
59 Incentives and Policies
Solar Power:
Source: DSIRE
Renewable Energy Programs:
27 Incentives and Policies
Solar Energy Programs:
22 Incentives and Policies
Source: YPCCC
86%

of people in Virginia support funding research into renewable energy sources in 2018.

(+2 of the national average)
(est. 4,837,103 of 5,621,010 adults)

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