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Image of clean energy prosperity from the House Select Committee

Last Tuesday, the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis released its policy report. The plan is a huge step forward for Democratic lawmakers’ climate change thinking. However, it suffers from the same problem as most US climate change discourse: it is too focused on decarbonizing the US.

Don’t get me wrong, the US must decarbonize, and this plan covers the bases to get there by 2050. But…