Biden holds off — for now — on climate emergency declaration


I'm Mike Gracia reporting President Biden is holding off on a climate emergency declaration President Joe Biden travels to Massachusetts today to promote his efforts to combat climate change but The White House hopes for those anticipating a climate emergency declaration Everything is on the table is just not going to be this week on that decision At Tuesday's White House briefing spokeswoman karine Jean Pierre said the prospect of issuing a climate emergency in the future is still on the table Pressure on Biden to take action intensified after senator Joe Manchin of West Virginia pulled out of negotiations on climate legislation last week Additionally the focus on climate has heightened amid a searing heat wave that's blasting Europe Mike Gracia Washington

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