Voters could flip legislatures in Minnesota, Pennsylvania, and North Carolina, potentially opening the door to more aggressive climate policy.
It’s unclear if falling gas prices will make the agreement an easier political sell since unemployment is also surging.
State Sen. Sharif Street, a Democrat from Philadelphia, thinks incentives for carbon capture and storage could win over unions and Republicans.
Advocates say the Transportation Climate Initiative can — and must — spread benefits to less populated areas.
A federal transportation program is helping Pennsylvania prepare hundreds of miles of highway corridors for a future that’s less reliant on gasoline.