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Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “How significant is Biden’s commitment to climate change? | Inside Story” – below is their description.
The climate crisis is an “urgent national security issue” says Joe Biden’s team. So he’s given former secretary of state John Kerry a seat on the national security council to drive home his commitment to the environment Kerry has been sharply critical of Donald Trumps’ dismantling of climate policies. He will join a National Security team that, Biden says is “ready to lead the world, not retreat from it”. Kerry was a leading architect of the 2015 Paris agreement which the president-elect has pledged to rejoin How will that affect global ambitions to tackle the crisis? Presenter: Bernard Smith Guests Bill McKibben, Schumann Distinguished Scholar at Middlebury College and leader of the climate campaign group 350-dot-org. Nick Mabey, Chief Executive of the climate change think tank E3G Michael Dorsey, Co-Founder of the Sunrise Movement and former EPA National Advisory Committee member during the Obama administration. –Al Jazeera English YouTube Channel
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