On The Carbon Copy podcast this week:
Just a few weeks ago, the Biden administration’s historic climate package looked like it was on the brink of ruin after Senator Joe Manchin (D-West Virginia) walked away from negotiations for a second time.
But behind the scenes, backdoor negotiations were underway. At the end of last month, Manchin and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-New York) announced they had made a deal — and on Sunday, the Senate passed major climate legislation for the first time in American history.
The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 has over $360 billion for energy and climate provisions. It’s a historic opportunity to supercharge clean energy and give the country a fighting chance at slashing emissions in time to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement.
So what’s in the bill? And what comes next?
- Canary Media: Inflation Reduction Act: Follow Canary’s coverage
- Canary Media: Clean energy would get big boost from new climate bill. Just how big?
- Canary Media: Climate bill could spur‘market transformation’ in home electrification
- Canary Media: Could the Inflation Reduction Act revive solar manufacturing in the US?
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