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Biden Threads Climate Change Policy Through Federal Government

On Dec 17, 2020
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"The transportation sector generates the most carbon emissions...President-elect @JoeBiden's decision to put climate champion @PeteButtigieg at the helm is a clear indication of the administration's commitment to reducing emissions."—@ClimatePower's @LoriL https://t.co/GRATEX8sND
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Biden is elevating the issue as a policy priority, appointing people to newly created positions and threading it through other agencies than those that have traditionally addressed it.

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On Dec 17, 2020
@ClimatePower shared
"The transportation sector generates the most carbon emissions...President-elect @JoeBiden's decision to put climate champion @PeteButtigieg at the helm is a clear indication of the administration's commitment to reducing emissions."—@ClimatePower's @LoriL https://t.co/GRATEX8sND
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Biden Threads Climate Change Policy Through Federal Government

Biden Threads Climate Change Policy Through Federal Government

Biden is elevating the issue as a policy priority, appointing people to newly created positions and threading it through other agencies than those that have traditionally addressed it.

Factbox: The Biden Cabinet - president-elect fills out his team

Factbox: The Biden Cabinet - president-elect fills out his team

Democratic President-elect Joe Biden has begun nominating members of his Cabinet and White House team, working to fulfill his promise to build an administration that reflects the United ...

Joe Biden’s Climate Team Is Looking A Lot Like Obama’s

Joe Biden’s Climate Team Is Looking A Lot Like Obama’s

The president-elect selected another Obama administration alum—former EPA chief Gina McCarthy, who will be his climate czar—to join his environmental team.

Biden Picks Buttigieg for Transportation; Sources Say Granholm to Lead Energy Dept.

Biden Picks Buttigieg for Transportation; Sources Say Granholm to Lead Energy Dept.

President-elect Joe Biden is expected to pick former South Bend, Indiana, mayor Pete Buttigieg to head the transportation department

Kerry For Climate Chief, Buttigieg For Veterans, Yates For DOJ: An Early Look At The Biden Cabinet

Kerry For Climate Chief, Buttigieg For Veterans, Yates For DOJ: An Early Look At The Biden Cabinet

While Trump is still far from conceding the election, whose outcome is called not by the media, but by the Electoral College on Dec 14...

Joe Biden Names Susan Rice to Lead White House Domestic Policy Council

Joe Biden Names Susan Rice to Lead White House Domestic Policy Council

The president-elect has tasked the former ambassador to the United Nations with coordinating with federal agencies and mapping out his agenda on health care, energy and other issues.

Biden’s white guy quota

Biden’s white guy quota

But if he wants to appoint a Cabinet with the most people of color in history, he’ll need to surpass President BARACK OBAMA’s initial Cabinet, which included 10 people of color: four ...

Biden team close to announcing picks for core climate and energy jobs

Biden team close to announcing picks for core climate and energy jobs

The new appointees will be tasked with the president-elect's goal of moving the United States to net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050

The plan meant to unite Biden and Bernie voters on climate is finally here

The plan meant to unite Biden and Bernie voters on climate is finally here

The only pipeline that it mentions is the “diverse pipeline of talent” the government should help create to fill good clean energy jobs.

In Trying for a Diverse Administration, Biden Finds One Group’s Gain Is Another’s Loss

In Trying for a Diverse Administration, Biden Finds One Group’s Gain Is Another’s Loss

The pressure on the Democratic president-elect is intense, even as his efforts to ensure ethnic and gender diversity already go far beyond those of President Trump. And it’s coming from all ...

Biden expected to nominate North Carolina environmental official to run EPA

Biden expected to nominate North Carolina environmental official to run EPA

President-elect Joe Biden is poised to nominate Michael Regan of North Carolina to run the Environmental Protection Agency, two people familiar with the matter tell CNN.

Biden narrows list for top climate adviser

Biden narrows list for top climate adviser

President-elect Joe Biden's short list of candidates for domestic climate adviser is narrowing, with three names coming up the most, according to multiple sources.

Election 2020 Today: Trump base resigned, Buttigieg picked

Election 2020 Today: Trump base resigned, Buttigieg picked

Here’s what’s happening Wednesday in Election 2020 and President-elect Joe Biden's transition. TODAY’S TOP STORIES: ‘PRETTY MUCH OVER': For weeks, President Donald Trump has been on a...

Democrats Launch Climate Change Task Force

Democrats Launch Climate Change Task Force

Former Democratic presidential rivals Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders have jointly chosen progressive and moderate members of a climate task force as part of a party unification effort. ...

Biden Names Ocasio-Cortez, Kerry to Lead His Climate Task Force, Bridging Democrats’ Divide

Biden Names Ocasio-Cortez, Kerry to Lead His Climate Task Force, Bridging Democrats’ Divide

Progressives applaud the former vice president’s embrace of Bernie Sanders’ climate advisors. One analyst called the panel “the Climate Dream Team for Democrats.”

Joe Biden's top Cabinet contenders come into focus

Joe Biden's top Cabinet contenders come into focus

Longtime Biden aides and former primary rivals Pete Buttigieg and Bernie Sanders are being considered.

Democrats Want To Make 2020 The Climate Change Election

Democrats Want To Make 2020 The Climate Change Election

Climate change is consistently polling as a top issue for Democrats, and candidates are going deep early.

US and international climate politics in the forthcoming Biden era

US and international climate politics in the forthcoming Biden era

Arnaud Koehl considers the extent of the role the new American administration can play in accelerating international action on climate and development.

Biden Selects Granholm as Energy Secretary, McCarthy for Climate Czar

Biden Selects Granholm as Energy Secretary, McCarthy for Climate Czar

The Biden administration’s energy and climate policy takes shape with top picks for key agencies.

VP nominee Kamala Harris has a particular climate-change agenda: environmental justice

VP nominee Kamala Harris has a particular climate-change agenda: environmental justice

Joe Biden’s VP pick Kamala Harris has grown increasingly firm in her commitment to making sure that policy to slow man-made climate change emphasizes...

Will The Biden Administration Transform U.S. Climate Policy?

Will The Biden Administration Transform U.S. Climate Policy?

Biden’s climate efforts will face hurdles even if Democrats take back the Senate. Federal policymaking has multiple veto points. Courts could become an obstacle. Non-climate issues might ...