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Democrats Speed Up Climate Talks to Give Biden a Pre-Summit Win

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  • Electric vehicle tax credit remains, methane fee talks ongoing
  • Agreement sought before Biden attends UN climate conference

Negotiations over the climate provisions in the Democrats’ spending bill have accelerated and are focused on a package of measures that could replicate the emissions reductions of a clean energy plan dropped from the draft legislation.

The new proposals would expand grants and loans in the agriculture and industrial sectors to help them shift to clean energy providers with fewer emissions, according to a senior Biden administration official who requested anonymity to share the plans.