Biden Taps Kerry For Climate Envoy Role, Highlighting Multilateral Push

November 23, 2020
President-elect Joe Biden’s selection of former Secretary of State John Kerry as his international climate change envoy is underscoring the incoming administration’s push to re-engage on multilateral climate mitigation policy while also integrating climate considerations more closely into national security matters. Biden’s transition team Nov. 23 announced that Kerry -- who helped negotiate the Paris Agreement as Obama’s State Department chief in 2015 -- will be taking on a full-time role of Special Presidential Envoy for Climate. He will also...

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