Press Release

AAF Research Finds Obama’s Climate Legacy to be Less Successful than Regulators Claim

Today the American Action Forum (@AAF) released new research examining President Obama’s environmental legacy. AAF research finds that President Obama’s environmental regulations have not cut emissions as much as claimed. Of regulator’s claimed emissions cuts, AAF research finds that nearly half would have been achieved without new regulations. With this finding, the average abatement cost from greenhouse gas regulation is $65 per ton, well above the $36 per ton estimated benefit.

Click here to read the research.