Rebecca Leber

Vox senior reporter covering climate change

Reporter for Mother Jones, where she covers environmental politics and policy

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President Biden’s $2 trillion “Build Back Better” plan includes major climate change reforms, but it’s lacking support, including from Sen. Joe Manchin.

If Build Back Better dies, what happens to climate legislation?

President Biden’s $2 trillion “Build Back Better” plan includes major climate change reforms, but it’s lacking support, including from Sen. Joe Manchin.

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The fossil fuel industry has been trying to garner public support for 90 years. Since the 1930s, advertising campaigns have boasted the benefits of using natural gas.

How natural gas companies use social media stars to influence consumers

The fossil fuel industry has been trying to garner public support for 90 years. Since the 1930s, advertising campaigns have boasted the benefits of using natural gas.

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