U.S. Climate Envoy John Kerry tested positive for COVID-19 at the United Nations climate talks in Egypt.
The president-elect said at COP27 that he will thrust Brazil to the forefront of climate leadership when he assumes office on Jan. 1.
Climate change has been a topic of presidential (and vice presidential) debate for decades yet, it seems the same basic points are being litigated in 2020.
“These stories are false, but the right-wing echo chamber starts going crazy because you can go after a Democrat," said Juan Williams.
The little-noticed remark came during a finance session of President Biden's big Earth Day climate summit.
"We salute the fact" that John Kerry, Biden's special envoy for climate, traveled to China, Italian ambassador to the U.S. Armando Varricchio told HuffPost.
Kerry called the former president an "aberration" whose policies had only encouraged environmental skepticism around the globe.
The role is seen as a domestic counterpart to John Kerry's job on the international front in the next administration.
The national security nominees are Washington veterans with ties to the Obama administration, a sign of Biden’s effort to resume some form of normalcy.
It’s not the climate "czar" job advocates want to see, but progressives are hopeful that’s coming, too.