John Kerry To Be Biden ‘Climate Envoy’


President-elect Joe Biden named former Secretary of State John Kerry to be his climate change “envoy,” a new role that would not require a Senate confirmation.

The move fulfills a demand of liberal activists and environmental groups that pressed Biden to elevate a government official to address climate change full time.

“This is that signal we have been looking for,” Nat Keohane, senior vice president at the Environmental Defense Fund, told the Washington Examiner. “It’d be hard to think of a better person for this role or a clearer signal that the U. S. will reengage on climate globally and make it a central aspect of all parts of foreign policy and national secur… (Read more)

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