This news story originally appeared at global warming on 19 December 2021

Manchin’s no vote on Build Back Better bill undercuts Biden’s climate agenda

The decision by Sen. Joe Manchin III (D-W.Va.) to oppose the Build Back Better bill threatens to undercut President Biden's climate agenda, by jeopardizing funding for electric vehicles and renewable energy projects that are key to cutting U.S. greenhouse gas emissions in half by 2030.