November 11, 2020

Biden-Linked Team Rolls Out Climate Plan

Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions
Biden-Linked Team Rolls Out Climate Plan

A who's who of Obama administration alumni, climate experts and Biden transition advisers released a blueprint today for how the incoming administration can take a whole-of-government approach to climate change policy, reports Greenwire.

The policy guide suggests that the Biden White House create a new National Climate Council on par with the existing National Economic Council to coordinate and drive climate policy from the West Wing.

The group that authored the recommendations, called the Climate 21 Project, is co-chaired by the Obama White House's Council on Environmental Quality Managing Director Christy Goldfuss and by Tim Profeta, who helped write carbon cap-and-trade legislation while working for former Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.).