Manchin came to the table on climate. Now what?

Jul 28, 2022

Kate and Aaron run down the surprise climate legislation unveiled last night and talk about what it means for public lands, as well as whether or not the package can actually make it to President Biden’s desk. Then, Evergreen Action‘s chief of staff Lena Moffitt joins Kate and Aaron to talk about what President Biden can do through executive action to fight climate change.

Before joining Evergreen Action, Lena worked at the Sierra Club, the National Wildlife Federation, and the Union of Concerned Scientists, where she was instrumental in helping draft the last major climate legislation to come through Congress (the Waxman-Markey bill) in 2009. She helped draft a report released last month outlining how Biden can use executive action to align the fossil fuel leasing program with his climate goals.


‘Holy s–t’: Surprise Senate deal sets stage for record climate change package – Politico

Meeting the Moment: How President Biden Can Align the Federal Fossil Fuel Program to Deliver on Climate and Put People Over Profits – Evergreen Action

Bill to expand Berryessa Snow Mountain National Monument advances through Senate committee – Lake County News

Committee deadlocks on Laura Daniel-Davis for Interior – E&E News

Hosts: Aaron Weiss & Kate Groetzinger
Music: Purple Planet
Photo: Screenshot, NBC News