The landmark Inflation Reduction Act was signed in to law by President Biden this past August. While the Act is a slimmed-down version of Build Back Better, the impact of the IRA will be significant. The act provides nearly $369 billion in direct investment for energy security, carbon emissions reduction, increased energy innovation and supporting environmental justice objectives that would support valuable, underserved communities. There is a lot to unpack in the IRA, so we’ve collected some helpful guides that break down the funding included in the act and how local governments can navigate and make the most of the myriad of funding opportunities that will be available.
- Urban Sustainability Directors Network: Inflation Reduction Act Miniguide
- BlueGreen Alliance: A User Guide to theInflation Reduction Act:How New Investments Will Deliver Good Jobs,Climate Action, and Health Benefits
- C40 and Climate Mayors: Climate Action and the Inflation Reduction Act | A Guide for Local Government Leaders
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