The U.S. wants to slash carbon emissions from power plants. Natural gas is in the way

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Under President Joe Biden, the United States aims to cut all carbon pollution by 2035 from the power plants that run American homes and businesses. It’s a first step toward the broader goal of zeroing out greenhouse gas emissions across the entire economy by midcentury to rein in climate change.

But the ambitions of the Biden administration are set to collide with the country’s power industry, which looks like it will continue burning fossil fuels for the foreseeable future.

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