Task 2: Federal Policy Review

How could federal carbon policies affect Ohio?

The rapid evolution of policy, legislative and regulatory proposals at the federal level makes it especially important to understand how such proposals could affect Ohio’s communities and businesses. A team from Ohio University and High Road Strategies conducted a review of policy proposals and impact analyses relevant to Ohio.

Download individual chapters related to Task 2:

Chapter 1: U.S. Climate Change Policies: Literature Search

Chapter 2: Risks and Opportunities for Ohio’s Manufacturing Sector in a Carbon-Constrained World

Chapter 3: Carbon Offset Opportunities in Forestry and Agriculture

Chapter 4: Geologic Carbon Capture and Sequestration (CCS) Opportunities

Chapter 5: Current and Potential Renewable Energy Resources

• View the Supplemental Utility-Scale Power Facility Database

Chapter 6: Business Growth Opportunities Resulting from Climate Policies




Greenhouse Gas Inventory

Where are Ohio’s major sources of greenhouse gas emissions?
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Federal Policy Review

How could federal carbon policies affect Ohio?
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State Policy Options

Which carbon strategies could Ohio pursue?
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Modeling Scenarios

What are the economic consequences of carbon policies on Ohio?
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