Put A Price On It D.C., Explained

Putting a price on carbon is one of the most straightforward and cost-effective ways to fight climate change.

By making fossil fuel polluters pay for the real and damaging costs of their emissions, we can unleash the clean energy solutions we need, and help D.C. families in the process. With a carbon fee-and-rebate policy called the Climate and Community Reinvestment Act of D.C., companies that buy and sell fossil fuels in the District would pay a steadily-rising fee on each ton of heat-trapping pollution they cause.

The money raised would then be re-invested in our community through “rebates” to D.C. residents and strategic investments to accelerate D.C.’s transition to a clean energy economy in a way that is just and equitable. Read the fact sheet about the Climate and Community Reinvestment Act here, and read the draft bill here.

D.C. has strong carbon reduction goals, but is currently not on path to achieve them. The Climate and Community Reinvestment Act would be a major step forward on climate action, while ensuring that low-income and middle class residents are fully protected in the transition to clean energy. It would also mean less pollution wrecking our lungs and our atmosphere, more investment into energy efficiency solutions, and a faster transition to clean, renewable energy sources.

It’s time for D.C. to lead—not only in cutting fossil fuel pollution, but in creating a more just and sustainable economy for all.

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$500 annual rebate for the average family in the first year

$3,300  annual rebate for low-income families by 2032

23 percent   city-wide carbon pollution reduced by 2032

READ THE FACT SHEET HERE.

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Ben’s Chili Bowl

Ben’s Chili Bowl

The Put A Price On It DC Coalition is comprised environmental and justice advocacy organizations, faith groups, unions, consumer advocacy organizations, DC businesses, and more.
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DC Working Families

DC Working Families

The Put A Price On It DC Coalition is comprised environmental and justice advocacy organizations, faith groups, unions, consumer advocacy organizations, DC businesses, and more.
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DC for Democracy

DC for Democracy

The Put A Price On It DC Coalition is comprised environmental and justice advocacy organizations, faith groups, unions, consumer advocacy organizations, DC businesses, and more.
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Fair Budget Coalition

Fair Budget Coalition

The Put A Price On It DC Coalition is comprised environmental and justice advocacy organizations, faith groups, unions, consumer advocacy organizations, DC businesses, and more.
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ONE DC

ONE DC

The Put A Price On It DC Coalition is comprised environmental and justice advocacy organizations, faith groups, unions, consumer advocacy organizations, DC businesses, and more.
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Moms Clean Air Force

Moms Clean Air Force

The Put A Price On It DC Coalition is comprised environmental and justice advocacy organizations, faith groups, unions, consumer advocacy organizations, DC businesses, and more.
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Climate Reality DC Chapter

Climate Reality DC Chapter

The Put A Price On It DC Coalition is comprised environmental and justice advocacy organizations, faith groups, unions, consumer advocacy organizations, DC businesses, and more.
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League of Women Voters of the District of Columbia

League of Women Voters of the District of Columbia

The Put A Price On It DC Coalition is comprised environmental and justice advocacy organizations, faith groups, unions, consumer advocacy organizations, DC businesses, and more.
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Chesapeake Climate Action Network

Chesapeake Climate Action Network

The Put A Price On It DC Coalition is comprised environmental and justice advocacy organizations, faith groups, unions, consumer advocacy organizations, DC businesses, and more.
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Runningbyrd Tea

Runningbyrd Tea

The Put A Price On It DC Coalition is comprised environmental and justice advocacy organizations, faith groups, unions, consumer advocacy organizations, DC businesses, and more.
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Center for Biological Diversity

Center for Biological Diversity

The Put A Price On It DC Coalition is comprised environmental and justice advocacy organizations, faith groups, unions, consumer advocacy organizations, DC businesses, and more.
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Health Alliance Network

Health Alliance Network

The Put A Price On It DC Coalition is comprised environmental and justice advocacy organizations, faith groups, unions, consumer advocacy organizations, DC businesses, and more.
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Fire & Knives

Fire & Knives

The Put A Price On It DC Coalition is comprised environmental and justice advocacy organizations, faith groups, unions, consumer advocacy organizations, DC businesses, and more.
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Chozen Consulting, LLC

Chozen Consulting, LLC

The Put A Price On It DC Coalition is comprised environmental and justice advocacy organizations, faith groups, unions, consumer advocacy organizations, DC businesses, and more.
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Clean Choice Energy

Clean Choice Energy

The Put A Price On It DC Coalition is comprised environmental and justice advocacy organizations, faith groups, unions, consumer advocacy organizations, DC businesses, and more.
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The Put A Price On It DC Coalition is comprised environmental and justice advocacy organizations, faith groups, unions, consumer advocacy organizations, DC businesses, and more.
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Fossil Free AU

Fossil Free AU

The Put A Price On It DC Coalition is comprised environmental and justice advocacy organizations, faith groups, unions, consumer advocacy organizations, DC businesses, and more.
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ANXO Cidery & Pintxos Bar

ANXO Cidery & Pintxos Bar

The Put A Price On It DC Coalition is comprised environmental and justice advocacy organizations, faith groups, unions, consumer advocacy organizations, DC businesses, and more.
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The Potter’s House

The Potter’s House

The Put A Price On It DC Coalition is comprised environmental and justice advocacy organizations, faith groups, unions, consumer advocacy organizations, DC businesses, and more.
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Center for Clean Air Policy

Center for Clean Air Policy

The Put A Price On It DC Coalition is comprised environmental and justice advocacy organizations, faith groups, unions, consumer advocacy organizations, DC businesses, and more.
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Green Drinks DC

Green Drinks DC

The Put A Price On It DC Coalition is comprised environmental and justice advocacy organizations, faith groups, unions, consumer advocacy organizations, DC businesses, and more.
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Ipsun Power

Ipsun Power

The Put A Price On It DC Coalition is comprised environmental and justice advocacy organizations, faith groups, unions, consumer advocacy organizations, DC businesses, and more.
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Green Compass

Green Compass

The Put A Price On It DC Coalition is comprised environmental and justice advocacy organizations, faith groups, unions, consumer advocacy organizations, DC businesses, and more.
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District Solar

District Solar

The Put A Price On It DC Coalition is comprised environmental and justice advocacy organizations, faith groups, unions, consumer advocacy organizations, DC businesses, and more.
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Crossbow Strategies

Crossbow Strategies

The Put A Price On It DC Coalition is comprised environmental and justice advocacy organizations, faith groups, unions, consumer advocacy organizations, DC businesses, and more.
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Rito Loco

Rito Loco

The Put A Price On It DC Coalition is comprised environmental and justice advocacy organizations, faith groups, unions, consumer advocacy organizations, DC businesses, and more.
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Dupont Optical

Dupont Optical

The Put A Price On It DC Coalition is comprised environmental and justice advocacy organizations, faith groups, unions, consumer advocacy organizations, DC businesses, and more.
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The Pub and the People

The Pub and the People

The Put A Price On It DC Coalition is comprised environmental and justice advocacy organizations, faith groups, unions, consumer advocacy organizations, DC businesses, and more.
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Good As Green

Good As Green

The Put A Price On It DC Coalition is comprised environmental and justice advocacy organizations, faith groups, unions, consumer advocacy organizations, DC businesses, and more.
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Calabash Tea Bar & Cafe

Calabash Tea Bar & Cafe

The Put A Price On It DC Coalition is comprised environmental and justice advocacy organizations, faith groups, unions, consumer advocacy organizations, DC businesses, and more.
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DC Sun

DC Sun

The Put A Price On It DC Coalition is comprised environmental and justice advocacy organizations, faith groups, unions, consumer advocacy organizations, DC businesses, and more.
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Honeydew Energy Advisors

Honeydew Energy Advisors

The Put A Price On It DC Coalition is comprised environmental and justice advocacy organizations, faith groups, unions, consumer advocacy organizations, DC businesses, and more.
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Black Millennials for Flint

Black Millennials for Flint

The Put A Price On It DC Coalition is comprised environmental and justice advocacy organizations, faith groups, unions, consumer advocacy organizations, DC businesses, and more.
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350 DC

350 DC

The Put A Price On It DC Coalition is comprised environmental and justice advocacy organizations, faith groups, unions, consumer advocacy organizations, DC businesses, and more.
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DC Fiscal Policy Institute

DC Fiscal Policy Institute

The Put A Price On It DC Coalition is comprised environmental and justice advocacy organizations, faith groups, unions, consumer advocacy organizations, DC businesses, and more.
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Impact Business Leaders

Impact Business Leaders

The Put A Price On It DC Coalition is comprised environmental and justice advocacy organizations, faith groups, unions, consumer advocacy organizations, DC businesses, and more.
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Capital Sun Group

Capital Sun Group

The Put A Price On It DC Coalition is comprised environmental and justice advocacy organizations, faith groups, unions, consumer advocacy organizations, DC businesses, and more.
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Interfaith Power & Light (DC MD NoVA)

Interfaith Power & Light (DC MD NoVA)

The Put A Price On It DC Coalition is comprised environmental and justice advocacy organizations, faith groups, unions, consumer advocacy organizations, DC businesses, and more.
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Sierra Club DC Chapter

Sierra Club DC Chapter

The Put A Price On It DC Coalition is comprised environmental and justice advocacy organizations, faith groups, unions, consumer advocacy organizations, DC businesses, and more.
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SEIU 32BJ

SEIU 32BJ

The Put A Price On It DC Coalition is comprised environmental and justice advocacy organizations, faith groups, unions, consumer advocacy organizations, DC businesses, and more.
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Rising Hearts

Rising Hearts

The Put A Price On It DC Coalition is comprised environmental and justice advocacy organizations, faith groups, unions, consumer advocacy organizations, DC businesses, and more.
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Neighborhood Sun

Neighborhood Sun

The Put A Price On It DC Coalition is comprised environmental and justice advocacy organizations, faith groups, unions, consumer advocacy organizations, DC businesses, and more.
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Green America

Green America

The Put A Price On It DC Coalition is comprised environmental and justice advocacy organizations, faith groups, unions, consumer advocacy organizations, DC businesses, and more.
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Jews United For Justice

Jews United For Justice

The Put A Price On It DC Coalition is comprised environmental and justice advocacy organizations, faith groups, unions, consumer advocacy organizations, DC businesses, and more.
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Washington Legal Clinic for the Homeless

Washington Legal Clinic for the Homeless

The Put A Price On It DC Coalition is comprised environmental and justice advocacy organizations, faith groups, unions, consumer advocacy organizations, DC businesses, and more.
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Up Top Acres

Up Top Acres

The Put A Price On It DC Coalition is comprised environmental and justice advocacy organizations, faith groups, unions, consumer advocacy organizations, DC businesses, and more.
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U.S. Climate Plan

U.S. Climate Plan

The Put A Price On It DC Coalition is comprised environmental and justice advocacy organizations, faith groups, unions, consumer advocacy organizations, DC businesses, and more.
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Pleasant Pops

Pleasant Pops

The Put A Price On It DC Coalition is comprised environmental and justice advocacy organizations, faith groups, unions, consumer advocacy organizations, DC businesses, and more.
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Organic Consumers Association

Organic Consumers Association

The Put A Price On It DC Coalition is comprised environmental and justice advocacy organizations, faith groups, unions, consumer advocacy organizations, DC businesses, and more.
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DC Environmental Network

DC Environmental Network

The Put A Price On It DC Coalition is comprised environmental and justice advocacy organizations, faith groups, unions, consumer advocacy organizations, DC businesses, and more.
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DC Divest

DC Divest

The Put A Price On It DC Coalition is comprised environmental and justice advocacy organizations, faith groups, unions, consumer advocacy organizations, DC businesses, and more.
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DC Catholic Conference

DC Catholic Conference

The Put A Price On It DC Coalition is comprised environmental and justice advocacy organizations, faith groups, unions, consumer advocacy organizations, DC businesses, and more.
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Citizens’ Climate Lobby DC Chapter

Citizens’ Climate Lobby DC Chapter

The Put A Price On It DC Coalition is comprised environmental and justice advocacy organizations, faith groups, unions, consumer advocacy organizations, DC businesses, and more.
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Art Killing Apathy

Art Killing Apathy

The Put A Price On It DC Coalition is comprised environmental and justice advocacy organizations, faith groups, unions, consumer advocacy organizations, DC businesses, and more.
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Americans for Transit

Americans for Transit

The Put A Price On It DC Coalition is comprised environmental and justice advocacy organizations, faith groups, unions, consumer advocacy organizations, DC businesses, and more.
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Fearless Fund

Fearless Fund

The Put A Price On It DC Coalition is comprised environmental and justice advocacy organizations, faith groups, unions, consumer advocacy organizations, DC businesses, and more.
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Roosevelt Institute at American University

Roosevelt Institute at American University

The Put A Price On It DC Coalition is comprised environmental and justice advocacy organizations, faith groups, unions, consumer advocacy organizations, DC businesses, and more.
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Universal Child Care Now

Universal Child Care Now

The Put A Price On It DC Coalition is comprised environmental and justice advocacy organizations, faith groups, unions, consumer advocacy organizations, DC businesses, and more.
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Zenful Bites

Zenful Bites

The Put A Price On It DC Coalition is comprised environmental and justice advocacy organizations, faith groups, unions, consumer advocacy organizations, DC businesses, and more.
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Solar Solution LLC

Solar Solution LLC

The Put A Price On It DC Coalition is comprised environmental and justice advocacy organizations, faith groups, unions, consumer advocacy organizations, DC businesses, and more.
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Generation E PAC

Generation E PAC

The Put A Price On It DC Coalition is comprised environmental and justice advocacy organizations, faith groups, unions, consumer advocacy organizations, DC businesses, and more.
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