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How Congress can save Biden’s climate agenda

There is a scramble under way on Capitol Hill to keep the Biden administration’s emissions goals on track after West Virginia senator Joe Manchin torpedoed the climate centrepiece of the president’s multitrillion dollar spending package…

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Biden abruptly accelerates his involvement in agenda talks

For weeks, President Biden has met repeatedly with Democratic lawmakers as part of the tortuous negotiations over his agenda — but to the frustration of many, he has revealed few opinions of his own on what should remain in the plan and what should be jettisoned…

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America needs a climate plan compromise

President Biden’s Build Back Better agenda is making its way through Congress via a budget reconciliation bill — a once-in-a-generation opportunity for America to reassert its leadership in combating the climate crisis…

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Democrats’ landmark climate proposal teeters

The Democrats’ central climate plan in the $3.5 trillion budget reconciliation package is hanging by a thread as lawmakers return from a weeklong recess that failed to cool tense deliberations on major aspects of President Biden’s agenda…

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Energy crisis tests Biden’s clean electricity agenda

The Biden administration called yesterday for continued use of natural gas, illustrating the challenging political spot facing the White House as it navigates between a global energy crisis, protesters on the left and a push for a major clean energy package on Capitol Hill…

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Call China’s climate bluff

While American climate advocates are still taking victory laps over the historic clean energy bill passed by Congress in August, the international climate challenge remains dire as diplomats gather in Egypt next week at the…

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Republicans search for the next Solyndra

Solyndra is having a political renaissance. Thanks to the federal cash pouring in to renewable energy projects, Washington’s climate and energy insiders are abuzz again over the failed energy startup that went bankrupt more than a decade ago…

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