1A: How President-Elect Joe Biden Plans To Fight The Climate Crisis

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Many analysts and experts think that President-elect Joe Biden’s early cabinet-level appointments signal a change in how America is going to approach climate change. The former vice president has appointed John Kerry as his special presidential envoy on climate. It’s a brand-new position that’s the first ever to focus on climate and have a seat on the National Security Council.

Biden has also said that he will rejoin the Paris Climate Accord, an international agreement to fight climate change that President Donald Trump formally withdrew from during his time in office.

The former senator will face challenges in trying to pass any climate-related legislation if Democrats aren’t able to take the Senate in January. The Green New Deal, championed by progressives, seems very unlikely to move forward. And if Republicans retain control, Biden could be limited to executive actions on climate.

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