Measures for Climate Change Are Included in Coronavirus Relief Deal

President Donald Trump signed the coronavirus relief deal covering the legislation to have funds included for regulating greenhouse gases that affect the climate and technologies for clean, clean energy. This action made everyone hopeful for the climate goals of President-elect Joe Biden.

This bill is included in the Omnibus Appropriations Bill, which also covers the coronavirus relief deal allowing $35 billion to be spent on wind, solar, and other clean energy sources in the next 5 years.

Moreover, it also has new policies to phase out hydrofluorocarbon, which is a coolant that causes global warming and is found in air conditioners and refrigerators.

According to Dan Lashof, the director of the World Resources Institute, a global research nonprofit in Washington, this is the most important legislation related to climate and energy legislated by the Congress in the past 10 years.

Republicans and Democrats both aim to give protection to the environment through this legislation. The methods will conserve the air without the need for Americans to pay much.

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