US Senate passes landmark climate package

11th August 2022


The US Senate approved a $700bn (£577bn) economic package on Sunday, including the single-largest investment in climate action in the country's history.

The Inflation Reduction Act earmarks $369bn for climate action, which aims to slash US emissions by roughly 40% by 2030, against a 2005 baseline. Measures include 10 years of consumer tax credits to m

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