Visiting disaster site after disaster site this summer, from wildfires in California to flooding from hurricanes in Louisiana and New York, President Joe Biden said climate talks are “everybody’s crisis” and America ought seriously to confront the “code red” threat of global warming.
“This is Speaker Pelosi’s grand socialist agenda to destroy freedom and embolden our enemies on the backs of American families,”Cathy McMorris Rogers
‘This is Speaker Pelosi’ s great socialist agenda to destroy freedom and embolden our enemies on the backs of American families,’ said Washington State Republican Cathy McMorris Rogers, the leading Republican on the House Energy and Commerce Committee.
With Republicans opposed to the Democrat plan, Democrats have few votes to pass unilaterally.
“That’s where he earns his legacy,”Jared Huffman
‘That’s where he earns his legacy,’ said the Democrat, Jared Huffman, of Biden.
Part of the sweeping legislation is a nationwide clean-electricity program aimed at eliminating carbon dioxide emissions from US power plants by 2035, replacing the current requirements set in some states.
“The climate crisis is here, and the cost of inaction is already staggering,” Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone, D-N.J.”What America had was 22 climate and weather disasters by 2020, with losses of more than a billion dollars each.