Biden Creates New State Department Climate Office To Boost Talks

May 7, 2021
President Joe Biden is creating a new “Climate Change Support Office” (CCSO) within the State Department to facilitate bilateral and multilateral engagement on climate change, describing the office as boosting efforts by the department and other federal agencies on international climate policy. The May 7 announcement is the administration’s latest procedural follow-up on efforts to re-engage with other nations on the climate issue, following Biden’s Climate Leaders Summit last month when the president and other officials offered renewed commitments to...

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