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Billions in climate deal funding could help protect U.S. coastal cities

Communities across the country hope to tap into funds from Democrats’ new climate law to restore coastal habitats, part of a program that emphasizes nature-based solutions.
US goal of racial equity in infrastructure is left to states

US goal of racial equity in infrastructure is left to states

The decision about how to spend the money falls largely to state governments, raising questions about whether the package can live up to its ambition.
Biden signs $1 trillion infrastructure bill into law

Biden signs $1 trillion infrastructure bill into law

Billions of dollars will now pour into American communities, although the final package falls short of the president’s ambitions.
House passes $1 trillion infrastructure bill, putting social policy on hold

House passes $1 trillion infrastructure bill, putting social policy on hold

Progressives who had threatened to sink the measure agreed to support it after extracting a promise from moderates that they would ultimately back the social safety net and climate bill.
Infrastructure bill makes first major US investment in climate resilience
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Infrastructure bill makes first major US investment in climate resilience

The measure includes $47 billion to help communities prepare for the new age of extreme fires, floods, storms and droughts that scientists say are worsened by human-caused climate change.
Biden and Democrats push for budget deal this week as rifts remain

Biden and Democrats push for budget deal this week as rifts remain

Negotiators were closing in on a deal that could spend around $1.75 trillion, but lawmakers were still haggling over critical disagreements on the sprawling social policy bill.
Biden crafts a climate Plan B: Tax credits, regulation and state action

Biden crafts a climate Plan B: Tax credits, regulation and state action

The new strategy could deeply cut greenhouse gases that are heating the planet but it will still face considerable political, logistical and legal hurdles.
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