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Biden Will Take a Clear Climate Mandate Into the White House

Green campaign promises proved popular with voters, even if climate legislation now faces an uncertain future in the Senate

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Joe Biden Wins U.S. Presidency

Joe Biden will take office with something no U.S. president has had before: robust popular support for climate action, borne out in polling data and election results from a hard-fought campaign.

“His mandate to go all in on climate change and clean energy could not be more clear,” said Edward Maibach, director of the George Mason University Center for Climate Change Communication.