Even if Joe Biden wins the White House, his ambitious climate agenda could be thwarted by a Senate that is increasingly likely to remain in Republican control. “An emboldened, moderate Senate is poised to stymie a progressive agenda at every turn,” observed Washington consultant Gloria Dittus. “A legislative Green New Deal has been derailed.”
Bloomberg 4th Nov 2020 read more »
GTM 4th Nov 2020 read more »
Big Oil rejoice, the green revolution has been delayed. Republicans will probably keep the Senate – they will stop the most radical parts of the Democrats’ eco-agenda ever seeing the light of day. You could almost hear the champagne corks popping all over Houston in the small hours of Wednesday morning. The US election has handed a significant reprieve to Big Oil, as Republican control of the Senate is likely to insert a hefty spanner in Joe Biden’s plans for a radical “green” revolution. It seems unlikely that the Democrats will win a clean sweep – the presidency, the House and the Senate. If this had happened, as many predicted, nothing would have been able to stand in the way of Biden’s radical US energy revolution, where an American government would actually turn its back on the oil industry. However, as results trickled in from Alabama to Wyoming, Biden’s ambitious green agenda was looking less of a threat.
Telegraph 6th Nov 2020 read more »