Climate Activists Slam Fossil Fuel Concessions In Senate Dems’ Climate Bill

Climate Activists Slam Fossil Fuel Concessions In Senate Dems’ Climate Bill

Environmental groups are condemning fossil fuel provisions in the Senate Democrats’ $369 billion climate spending package that will work to slash the nation’s carbon emissions and invest billions of taxpayer dollars in the green energy industry, according to statements released by climate activists.Democrats were compelled to include provisions in the bill, dubbed the Inflation Reduction Act, that will allow for the drilling of oil and gas on more federal lands in order to get Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia’s crucial vote in the Senate.