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Hill Splits Sow Fears Of Thin US Climate Policies At Glasgow Meeting

October 12, 2021
Democratic divisions over their pending budget reconciliation package are exacerbating fears among environmentalists that Biden officials could arrive at next month’s international climate talks in Glasgow, Scotland, without significant legislative accomplishments on climate change, complicating the U.S. negotiating stance. “I fear they have now waited until we are just about at [Glasgow] and the President is going to show up pretty much empty handed,” says one environmentalist, expressing concern that legislative gridlock could scar the Oct. 31-Nov. 12 talks, but...

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