Three major federal bills were signed into law in 2021 and 2022, which together make up the largest investment in addressing climate change in US history. Students explore the differences and interactions of the three laws, investigate local impacts, and design their own climate-related bill.
- Explain key differences between the climate-related provisions of the Inflation Reduction, the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs, and the CHIPS and Science Acts
- Understand the concepts of “carrots” and “sticks” in government action
- Reading and discussing public-facing government documents
- Systems thinking
- Critical thinking