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“Democrats Eye Action On Range Of Climate Bills”

“Now that Democrats will control both chambers of Congress and the White House, lawmakers see new chances to enact a range of climate change legislation.

Lawmakers and environmentalists anticipate pushing measures to promote clean energy, decarbonize the transportation sector and tackle environmental inequality.

But there are hurdles to achieving those goals, most notably the lack of 60 Democratic votes in the Senate to avoid a likely GOP filibuster. Democrats will also need to win over moderate members in their own caucus.”

Rachel Frazin reports for The Hill January 18, 2021.


“Control of Senate Allows Democrats To Act On Biden’s Climate Change Agenda” (CNBC)

“Biden’s Climate Plan to Get a Boost From Democrat-Led Senate” (Wall St. Journal)

“Biden's Climate Agenda Has A Better Chance With Democratic Senate Control” (Washington Post)

“How Joe Biden Plans To Use Executive Powers To Fight Climate Change” (Vox)

“Biden Pledges Ambitious Climate Action. Here’s What He Could Actually Do.” (New York Times)

“Analysis: Thin Democratic Control Of Senate Offers Biden Chance For Steps On Climate” (Reuters)

“How Biden Can Ramp Up His Climate Ambitions Now That Democrats Have Won The Senate” (Quartz)