John Matisonn | Biden's fragile 11th hour climate victory

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Activists are seen next to a banner, calling on the government to invest in a plant-based future at COP26 (climate change conference), on the Home Office building during the demonstration.
Activists are seen next to a banner, calling on the government to invest in a plant-based future at COP26 (climate change conference), on the Home Office building during the demonstration.
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US President Joe Biden's almost-concluded package of $555billion would be the largest action ever taken by the United States to address climate change, writes John Matisonn.

US President Joe Biden's last hours in Washington before flying to the world's most important climate meetings were spent frustratingly trying to pull a rabbit out of the congressional hat.

Instead, he had to settle for an announcement that amounted to a potential victory: There is a rabbit, and it is in the hat. But coaxing it out of the hat needs a bit more time.

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