Biden Announces Climate Team, Including First-Ever National Climate Advisor

December 20, 2020 - 8:07am EST
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Former EPA chief Gina McCarthy is President-elect Joe Biden's pick for domestic climate advisor. She'll have a big role pushing for aggressive climate action across the government.

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