States Using the SCC

Several states are using the Social Cost of Carbon (SCC) in policy proceedings in order to better account for the impact of greenhouse gas emissions. As this guide reveals, there is a widespread consensus that the SCC estimate developed by the federal government’s Interagency Working Group is the best available estimate.

The following list compiles examples where states have used the social cost of greenhouse gases, but it is likely incomplete. To report additional examples, please contact Max Sarinsky at [email protected].