Wednesday, January 13, 2021

With the unexpected—but slim—Democratic Senate majority in the wake of two wins in Georgia, President-elect Joseph Biden and Congressional Democrats have new opportunities to enact pro-climate energy and environmental policy. While it’s still unlikely that we will see sweeping stand-alone climate change legislation, we can expect to see targeted approaches to rollback Trump-era rules, further incentivize and encourage renewable energy development, restrict fossil fuel production on public lands, modernize the electric grid to handle renewable power sources and potentially put a price on carbon emissions.

Although bipartisanship will still be necessary

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