The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) directed $369 billion to help Americans pay for energy saving purchases and clean energy projects.
We’re working to fight cuts to these programs at the federal level and make sure our family members and broader communities know about the tax credits and discounts available to them.
We have $369 Billion to Fight Climate Change
We just need to use it.
The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) directed an unprecedented $369 billion to help Americans pay for more than a dozen types of energy saving purchases and clean energy projects. This law provides direct discounts, tax credits, and rebates for everything from buying a used Electric Vehicle (EV) to home weatherization and installing solar panels.
If Americans take advantage of these discounts, the IRA would help us reduce our climate emissions by 40% below 2005 levels by 2030.
There’s never been a better time to consider a clean energy home project or electric vehicle.
The federal government has made record investments in programs that will make homes more energy efficient and help Americans switch to clean energy for their homes and vehicles. Residential energy use and personal cars are responsible for more than a third of our country’s climate emissions, so that’s great news.
But let’s face it, while young people will bear the brunt of the impacts of climate change, only some of us can consider buying a new or used EV and most of us don’t own homes.
A recent poll found that 71% of Americans know little or nothing about the new cost saving, climate fighting programs available to them. It’s up to us to make sure our family members and broader communities know about how they can save money and help us save the environment.
With the United States suffering from extreme heat, drought and worsening wildfires, we need to increase our use of clean, renewable energy to ensure a stable and livable climate. Members of the House of Representatives have threatened to cut funding for the programs funded by the IRA – so we’re calling on Congress to defend these programs.