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U.S. bipartisan bill leaves out key climate, clean energy steps

The US$1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure package unveiled by the Senate includes more than US$150 billion to boost clean energy and promote 'climate resilience' by making schools, ports and other structures better able to withstand extreme weather events such as storms and wildfires.

China sticks to goal of having carbon emissions peak by 2030

China will stick to its goal of having its carbon emissions peak by 2030 and will release more complete reduction plans soon, the country's climate change envoy said Tuesday, even as U.S. and British officials urged it to do more to limit global warming.