The president is facing challenges when it comes to supporting domestic manufacturers without alienating the companies that rely on low-cost imports.
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Without Russian energy, countries around the globe are being forced to make hard choices on how to fuel their economies, putting the energy transition at a crossroad.
The investigation threatens to upend the U.S. solar sector, which depends heavily on Asian panels.
There’s a chill against large transactions at the moment in Washington, where technology companies are being probed by regulators for their reach and influence.
Almost two years into the COVID-19 pandemic, about 630 movie theaters remain closed across North America. And many may never reopen.
Multiple companies have had solar components detained at U.S. ports in the aftermath of a Biden administration ban on equipment using raw materials originally from Hoshine Silicon Industry.
The intersection of the solar supply chain with alleged human rights abuses creates a conflict between the president’s environmental and human rights agendas.
The move is one of the Biden administration’s biggest steps yet to counter alleged human rights abuses against China’s ethnic Uyghur Muslim minority.
The fact that the bill contains extensions of a tax credit for carbon capture stood out to some as proof that the administration was addressing climate change only superficially.
The greatest forced blackout in U.S. history, as this event has almost certainly become, was the result of a systemic and multifaceted failure.