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DOE Science Bill Offers Unique Venue For Climate Policy Debates

June 7, 2021
The Biden administration’s focus on combating climate change is underscoring the importance for Congress to enact the first comprehensive reauthorization of the Department of Energy’s (DOE) science programs, which are charged with developing the low- and zero-carbon technologies crucial for achieving emission reduction targets. At a May 27 House Science, Space & Technology Committee hearing, Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm laid out her agenda for how DOE’s science programs can help achieve President Joe Biden’s climate goals, including achieving a net-zero...

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