This article and Excel dataset explain the carbon fee schedule, expected change in net carbon emissions, carbon fee revenue by year, and carbon dividends that can be expected with the passage of the proposed Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act.
The article provides excellent ideas for how to use the dataset.
Students can use the "Scratchpad" page of the dataset to make their own charts and tables.
This dataset is a Microsoft Excel file. It can only be used with Microsoft Excel or other programs that are compatible with Microsoft Excel files.
Teachers should explain the proposed Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act.
Statistics students could graph and analyze the dataset and create questions related to the data.
Civics and economics students could analyze the dataset and record observations to discuss with a small group.
There is no contradiction in the terms used and also no misconception in the models used. The resource is recommended.
Science and Engineering
ESS3: Earth and Human Activity
HS-ESS3-1 Construct an explanation based on evidence for how the availability of natural resources, occurrence of natural hazards, and changes in climate have influenced human activity.
HS-ESS3-4 Evaluate or refine a technological solution that reduces impacts of human activities on natural systems.
HS-ESS3-5 Analyze geoscience data and the results from global climate models to make an evidence-based forecast of the current rate of global or regional climate change and associated future impacts to Earth’s systems.