U.S. lawmakers make green energy a priority

World Today

U.S lawmakers were this Monday trying to complete legislation that puts green energy at the heart of a 1 trillion dollar infrastructure upgrade.

They’ve spent months negotiating the bill and Senators reached consensus just as the United Nations issued a stark warning about how fast climate change is accelerating.

But if tackling climate change is urgent, there’s also concern that the cost will cripple a heavily indebted federal government.