True to her funders, Sen. Kyrsten Sinema is pushing Wall Street interests in relation to the reconciliation package.
Concessions in the Inflation Reduction Act make it far weaker than last year’s Build Back Better Act, Sanders said.
Environmentalists raised concerns over newly reported details of a side deal between Manchin and Democratic leadership.
The groups said that expanding fossil fuels’ grip over the energy sector is unacceptable as climate crises worsen.
The climate bill — which, while imperfect, is profoundly encouraging — could still be derailed by Sinema or COVID.
The bill essentially locks the government into permitting new oil and gas leases for the next decade.
“We, staffers of the U.S. Congress, will not remain quiet and complacent in our own demise.”
The lawmaker has introduced a bill to explicitly give the EPA the ability to regulate carbon emissions.
165 federal agency and congressional office staffers urged the president to act against Manchin’s obstruction.
Combating the climate crisis must be a common effort, everywhere, says Noam Chomsky.