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Climate Change

John Kerry

Reprinted with permission from ProPublica

Last month, President-elect Joe Biden said he would demonstrate his administration's prioritization of the climate emergency by appointing former Secretary of State John Kerry to a high-profile role as the nation's climate czar, a new position on the National Security Council that will report directly to President Biden, and through which Kerry will elevate the climate crisis in both the nation's international diplomacy and its domestic policymaking.

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Rep. Deb Haaland

President-elect Joe Biden's recent environmental-related Cabinet selections have the experience required to effectively handle their jobs, a contrast to the current administration and further proof of Biden's commitment on the issue.

On Thursday, Biden tapped Michael Regan, North Carolina's Department of Environmental Quality secretary, to head the Environmental Protection Agency.

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