Build Back Better

Greens to rally with Biden officials for ‘Build Back Better’

By Nick Sobczyk 04/20/22
More than 20 environmental and labor groups will hold events in dozens of cities around the country Saturday to push Democrats in Congress to pass climate legislation in the upcoming work period.
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Gina McCarthy outlines new playbook to sell holdouts on ‘BBB’

By Robin Bravender 03/24/22
Backers of the Biden administration’s sweeping climate and social spending legislation need a new strategy to sell their plan to skeptics, the White House climate adviser said today.
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To Fully Mitigate Climate Change, We Need to Curb Methane Emissions

By Sean Casten 01/21/22
It’s been more than two months since the House of Representatives passed the Build Back Better Act—a bill that would make desperately needed and decades-overdue strides toward the U.S. meeting its moral responsibility to combat…
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‘Build Back Better’ hit a wall, but climate action could move forward

By Coral Davenport and Lisa Friedman 01/20/22
Some Democrats want to forge ahead with a stand-alone climate bill, but their solution could mean abandoning other parts of President Biden’s agenda.
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Opinion: West Virginia’s coal miners just made Joe Manchin’s life a lot harder

By Greg Sargent 01/10/22
For months, Sen. Joe Manchin III has sold his opposition to the Build Back Better proposal as driven uniformly by a brave and hardheaded assessment of the national interest. He has warned that BBB will…
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We’ll Believe It When We See It, Joe

By Brian Kahn 01/04/22
A few weeks after nuking the Democratic Build Back Better Agenda live on Fox News, Sen. Joe Manchin would like you to know the climate part is a piece of cake.
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Biden ‘over-promised and under-delivered’ on climate

By Lisa Friedman 01/04/22
As the new year opens, President Biden faces an increasingly narrow path to fulfill his ambitious goal of slashing the greenhouse gases generated by the United States that are helping to warm the planet to…
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We’re Heading Toward a Very American Climate Tragedy

By Robinson Meyer 12/22/21
If Democrats fail to pass a climate policy, they will all but guarantee that the world will warm a dangerous degree and that the U.S. will surrender its technological advantage to China.
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Good morning. Joe Manchin’s history suggested he could vote for Build Back Better. Why didn’t he?

By David Leonhardt 12/22/21
During the Trump administration, Manchin voted against both the attempts to repeal Obamacare and a tax cut skewed toward the rich. Earlier this year, he insisted on changes to President Biden’s $1.9 trillion virus rescue…
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It’s Been a Bad Week for Build Back Better. Here’s What It Means.

By Lisa Friedman 12/22/21
Senator Joe Manchin III may have single-handedly torpedoed President Biden’s climate change and social spending bill this week when he announced that he would not support the measure.
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1 big thing: Visualizing the stakes of Build Back Better

By Ben German and Andrew Freedman 12/21/21
Future U.S. greenhouse gas emissions under existing policies and Build Back Better
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Joe Manchin is costing the US economy $60 billion by tanking Build Back Better, Goldman Sachs says

By Ben Winck and Andy Kiersz 12/21/21
Sen. Joe Manchin's opposition to the Build Back Better plan is starving the country about $60 billion in gross domestic product, Insider calculates based on Goldman Sachs' projections.
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