Category: Biden

Five Decades in the Making: Why It Took Congress So Long to Act on Climate

WASHINGTON – In 1969, President Richard Nixon’s adviser Daniel Patrick Moynihan wrote a memo describing a startling future. The increase…

Surprise Deal Would Be Most Ambitious Climate Action Undertaken by U.S.

WASHINGTON — The $369 billion climate and tax package forged in a surprise deal by Senate Democrats on Wednesday would…

How Inflation Upended Biden’s Climate Agenda

WASHINGTON — On the day after what was left of his legislative agenda to fight climate change appeared to crash…

How One Senator Doomed the Democrats’ Climate Plan

WASHINGTON — First, he killed a plan that would have forced power plants to clean up their climate-warming pollution. Then,…

Manchin, Playing to the Home Crowd, Is Fighting Electric Cars to the End

WASHINGTON — Senator Joe Manchin III’s opposition to government incentives for electric vehicles is a sticking point in negotiations over…