US climate action on the line as congressional negotiations reach their climax The big question is whether Biden will be able to go to the COP with concrete commitment from the United States. Much of the president's climate agenda depends on Congress , and if it can adopt the President's huge budget and climate bill ahead of COP26. The fate of this bill is uncertain as negotiations between members of Biden's own party drag on with little clarity on a date Some Democratic Senators recently reported to CNN that they are worried whether Congress will pass critical climate investments before theinternational summit. This is a real concern, Democratic Senator Chris Coons of Delaware told CNN. I think it is essential that we go to Glasgow with President Biden's package of proposals m oving forward. I am concerned that this is happening, and we cannot let this happen, Oregon Senator Jeff Merkley told CNN. America must lead the world on this. CORRECTION: This story and title has been updated to reflect that Brian Deese, the director of the National Economic Council, will also be attending COP26.