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Power Play: The President's Role In Shaping Renewable Energy Regulation And Policy, Luke Bartol Jan 2023

Power Play: The President's Role In Shaping Renewable Energy Regulation And Policy, Luke Bartol

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With the impacts of climate change becoming more and more apparent every day, finding means of effective action to mitigate its effects become increasingly critical. While localized work can play an important role, federal action is necessary to have the most widespread and effective impact, especially on interconnected issues such as clean energy. Congressional action is the avenue of change at this level, however in an increasingly partisan and divided environment, progress on this front is far short of what is needed.

Looking to the president is logical here, both as a single actor more insulated from partisan fights, but …