US bill to tackle climate change clears Senate hurdle – BBC News

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There were tears of joy among Democrats in the US Senate as the landmark bill to tackle climate change was finally passed.

After more than a year of intense wrangling, the sweeping reforms are being seen as a major victory for President Biden.

The bill will now be sent to the Democratic-controlled House where it could pass as soon as this week.

Its authors say it will reduce US carbon emissions by 40% by 2030.

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