Brightening the prospects for the climate agenda of incoming President Joe Biden, Democrats have regained control of the US Senate. As the final votes from the Georgia runoff were being counted at midday on Jan. 6, Raphael Warnock was projected to win his race, and fellow Democrat Jon Ossoff was projected by The Associated Press to edge past David Perdue. Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now Democratic control could expand the scope of what Biden can achieve as part of his energy transition agenda, with implications for renewable and clean investment and reversing President Donald Trump’s deregulatory efforts. Prospects increase for the new president to advance his “climate team” of cabinet picks through the Senate confirmation process, although challenges remain for moving an ambitious climate and energy agenda through a narrowly divided chamber. Democratic victories in both races leave the Senate […]