Climate advocates hopeful after Manchin spending comments

Climate advocates hopeful after Manchin spending comments

This post was originally published on this siteClimate advocates are feeling optimistic after Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) expressed openness to climate provisions in the Democrats’ proposed social and climate spending bill amid his disagreement with other pieces of the legislation. They say…

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In 2021, climate ambitions soared and crashed in the U.S. and around the world

In 2021, climate ambitions soared and crashed in the U.S. and around the world

This post was originally published on this site President Biden’s lofty domestic goals were brought down to earth by congressional opposition, notably from one Democratic senator. International efforts to fight planetary warming also fell short. (Image credit: Kenny Holston/Getty Images)

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Biden and Manchin spoke last week as President tries to secure senator’s vote on ‘Build Back Better’ bill

Biden and Manchin spoke last week as President tries to secure senator’s vote on ‘Build Back Better’ bill

This post was originally published on this sitePresident Joe Biden spoke with Sen. Joe Manchin late last week, according to a source familiar with the conversation, as the President works to secure the West Virginia Democrat’s vote for his expansive economic and climate bill he wants passed by the end...

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Democrats face time crunch as they race to finalize Biden plan

Democrats face time crunch as they race to finalize Biden plan

This post was originally published on this siteDemocrats are hitting a make-or-break week in their ambitious effort to pass President Biden’s climate and social spending bill by Christmas. Democrats have just 10 days to meet their self-imposed deadline and face growing headaches that could…

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Economists call on Congress to ‘swiftly’ pass sweeping climate and social policy bill

Economists call on Congress to ‘swiftly’ pass sweeping climate and social policy bill

This post was originally published on this siteOver 50 economists have signed on to a new letter calling on Congress to “swiftly” pass President Biden’s sweeping climate and social policy bill, arguing that it would alleviate some of the pressures of inflation by lowering healthcare and other…

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Meet Biden’s ‘climate cabinet’: A who’s who of 9 senior officials tackling climate change

Meet Biden’s ‘climate cabinet’: A who’s who of 9 senior officials tackling climate change

This post was originally published on this siteAs Democrats move to enact $550 billion in climate spending, Biden officials are organizing to distribute the funds across the US.     

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