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The Climate Pod

Dec 1, 2021

The House passed President Biden's Build Back Better Bill and now this historic climate legislation sits in the Senate waiting to get final approval. So what would the bill actually mean to Biden's climate pledges on the campaign trail if it makes it through the Senate? Rep. Sean Casten (D-IL) is back on the show to explain and also talk about some of the climate benefits for mitigation and adaptation in the Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill that's already been signed into law. Finally, we get Congressman Casten's reaction to COP26 results and what Congress still needs to do to address climate if the Build Back Better Act passes. 

Co-hosts Ty Benefiel and Brock Benefiel also discuss how the 1970s energy crisis is back in the news and Biden's decision to tap into the Strategic Petroleum Reserve. 

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Some climate campaigners praise Biden for releasing emergency oil reserves