The Manchin-Schumer bill may well prove inadequate. It also represents a generational achievement.
Jessica Cisneros had the backing of national progressive leaders, a cramped campaign headquarters and the help of her father. She’s now taking on Representative Henry Cuellar in a runoff in May.
The New York Democrat arrived Tuesday in Glasgow with Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other lawmakers to appear at the COP26 climate talks.
As paid family leave and other priorities were taken out of the president’s plan, the largest piece became a $555 billion plan to fight climate change.
The president will visit hard-hit areas in New York and New Jersey, as residents call for more serious action on climate change.
House Democrats loaded their infrastructure measure with climate change spending, staking out a contrast with the Senate’s bipartisan bill that President Biden has embraced.
A document from the United Mine Workers offers reason to hope.
The proposal, billed as the Green New Deal for Public Housing Act, offers a clear policy marker for liberals as Democrats seek to influence President Biden’s $2.3 trillion infrastructure plan.
We don’t realize how fragile the basic infrastructure of our civilization is.
Even Senator Cruz realizes kilowatt-hours aren’t like avocados.
Small government is no match for a crisis born of the state’s twin addictions to market fixes and fossil fuels.
A new firm helping progressive groups highlights a dynamic of the Biden era: Many of the most influential voices in Democratic politics are also the least experienced.
The president-elect said he has chosen a team that prioritizes making clean energy jobs and environmental protection the cornerstone of his economic plans.
The two Democrats running in Georgia don’t share the far-reaching policy goals of their party’s left flank, but progressives are still trying to help their campaigns — with modified messages.
There is no middle path when it comes to the climate emergency.
In the Democratic civil war, both sides are partly right.
Democrats have become more hardheaded about politics of global warming.
A barrage of attacks trying to link the Democratic nominee to policies like Medicare for All aren’t hurting him, polls show, as many of the policies remain popular with most Americans.
President Trump has made fracking a “Hail Mary” attack on Joe Biden in the industrial Midwest, but three weeks before Election Day, it does not seem to be working.
The campaign has learned it’s not always easy appealing to progressives in the party and moderates in the broader electorate.
A president who has mocked climate change and pushed policies that accelerate it is set to be briefed on the scorched earth and ash-filled skies that experts say are the predictable result.
There are lessons here for Joe Biden.
The result was the first loss by a Kennedy in a Massachusetts election and demonstrated the progressive energy that is reshaping the Democratic Party.
Edward Markey, 74, entered Congress before Joseph Kennedy III was born. But in their Senate race he has harnessed the energy of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and the ascendant left, much to Mr. Kennedy’s frustration.
Climate change leaders said the choice of Harris signaled that Democrats will try to ensure that communities burdened by pollution would benefit from a transition to clean energy.
The upset of the veteran congressman from St. Louis sent tremors though the Democratic establishment in Missouri and Washington, D.C.
His new plan bills itself as a “revolution,” going well beyond anything the Obama administration attempted. Is it enough?
“Defund the police” and “cancel rent” aren’t reforms, but paths to revolution.
A task force designed to help shape Mr. Biden’s climate plan has recommended that he embrace moving to 100 percent renewable electricity in 15 years and a rapid transition to energy-efficient buildings.
Nikil Saval wants to bring more democratic socialism to Philadelphia, as part of a leftist wave in American electoral politics.
As the economy melts down, embattled conservatives are testing a political response: saying Democratic climate policies would bring similar pain.
After the coronavirus, political transformation may be inevitable.
With closer cooperation among nations, the head of the United Nations argues, we could stop a pandemic faster and slow climate change.
Addressing climate change is a big enough idea to revive the economy.
Addressing climate change is a big-enough idea to revive the economy.