Some Utah GOP lawmakers and their Democratic counterparts want to pursue instituting carbon pricing that would impose fees on businesses that pollute the air and then give the revenue back to the state’s taxpayers. Would it work? Is it politically possible in conservative Utah?
Today’s healthcare organizations face a rapidly accelerating suite of climate and ESG-related challenges, including rising energy costs, physical disruptions, and a list of ever-increasing expectations from investors and regulators as well as doctors, patients, and communities.
Despite initial gains during the national lockdown in 2020 and subsequent ones imposed by various State governments this year to contain the COVID-19 pandemic, pollution levels remained a problem in major cities in India.
As our state continues to battle wildfires, deal with power shut offs, and work to reduce air pollution, we need reliable, safe and renewable solutions like biomass energy that can reduce harmful emissions and stabilize our grid.