The White House declared on Wednesday that John Podesta, a long-standing member of various Democratic administrations and a senior adviser to President Biden, will now serve as the senior adviser for international climate policy.
John Kerry, who is 80 years old, will be leaving his role as special envoy for climate at the White House. He has held this position since it was established at the start of the Biden administration.
Kerry stated on X that in his new position as Senior Advisor for International Climate Policy to @POTUS Biden, John Podesta will build upon the progress made in the past three years and maintain the momentum from events in Glasgow, Sharm el-Sheikh, and Dubai.
Added a significant amount of funds for the shift to renewable energy sources.
focus on renewable energy and reducing carbon emissions has been a key part of their approach.
The Biden administration has made the fight against climate change a top priority, both at home and abroad. Emphasizing the importance of renewable energy and lowering carbon emissions has been a central aspect of their strategy.
The recent report from the government emphasized the long-standing claims of scientists that no area in the United States is immune to the consequences of climate change.
Mr. Biden warned about the assessment, stating that those who refuse to acknowledge the effects of climate change are putting the American people at risk for a hazardous future. He also emphasized that the current impacts will continue to intensify and become more frequent and costly.
It is unclear if Kerry plans to pursue other opportunities after his tenure at the White House.
The title of Podesta has been revised in this article.