The US senate passed the ‘Inflation Reduction Act’ on Sunday, legislating the most ambitious climate action in the nations history.

The bill allocates $430 billion to tackle climate change, and seeks to lower emissions to 40% of the countries 2005 levels.

We sought to find out how effective this legislation will be and what it means for Australia.

Image: Image: Shutttershock: Climate_Change

Produced By: Nelson Scott

Featured In Story: Associate Professor Christian Downie, Global Energy Policy Expert, Australian National University

First aired on The Wire, Thursday 11 August 2022