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Democrats Face Tough Climate Policy Choices As Glasgow Looms

October 13, 2021
Congressional Democrats negotiating climate provisions in a sweeping budget “reconciliation” bill are facing tough choices to assuage moderates and ensure final passage, while the Biden administration faces pressure to demonstrate it can implement its bold emissions targets ahead of next month’s international climate talks. Recent analysis suggests Democrats may need to adopt a clean energy performance program (CEPP) -- a proposal pending on the House floor -- or enacting a carbon tax -- which remains a heavy political lift --...


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