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Six State Races to Watch That Will Impact US Energy Transition

Nov. 7, 2022, 2:00 PM

Months after the Biden Administration passed sweeping climate legislation, the battle to determine how quickly the US transitions away from fossil fuels hinges in part on local and state-level ballots.

In some races, voters are choosing between gubernatorial candidates with opposing ideas on climate change, while others will pick state regulators who will decide whether to adopt more renewable energy sources. The implications will stretch beyond the US.

The world is still falling short of plans to reduce climate-changing emissions and contain rising temperatures despite some encouraging signs, according to a United Nations report. Washington approved billions of dollars ...