US Democrats scramble towards ‘Plan B’ for climate provisions in troubled legislative package

Published 22:39 on October 21, 2021  /  Last updated at 23:52 on October 21, 2021  /  Americas, Carbon Taxes, US  /  No Comments

As US President Joe Biden’s flagship emissions reduction proposal falters due to the intransigence of a coal-state senator, other Democratic legislators have set their sights on a state-led subsidy package and other alternatives to move the nation’s climate policy forward and build credibility ahead of the COP26 UN summit. 

As US President Joe Biden’s flagship emissions reduction proposal falters due to the intransigence of a coal-state senator, other Democratic legislators have set their sights on a state-led subsidy package and other alternatives to move the nation’s climate policy forward and build credibility ahead of the COP26 UN summit.

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