State of the Union: Biden promises to accelerate climate action, as debate over Russian fossil fuel sanctions intensifies

James Murray
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US President says sweeping infrastructure plan will help country ‘withstand the devastating effects of the climate crisis and promote environmental justice’

US President Joe Biden placed climate action and low carbon infrastructure at the heart of his domestic agenda in his State of the Union address last night, as he warned economic sanctions against Russia...

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