Manchin Underscores Hill Climate Focus On Incentives, Innovation

February 4, 2021
Senate energy committee Chairman Joe Manchin (D-WV) is underscoring expectations that any successful near-term climate change policy on Capitol Hill is likely to focus on incentives and innovation for low-carbon technology, as opposed to mandatory emissions limits that he says lack majority support in the Senate. If fellow Democrats or environmental groups “want to have a conversation about how to improve the climate and do it in the most responsible way, yeah, they’d have me. If they want to talk...

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