Joe Biden, who has been named by the electoral college as the new president-elect of the United States, introduced the future climate appointees. The team included, as the future U.S. leader noted, smart and qualified professionals. The broadcast was hosted by Biden’s staff.
Former Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm will become Secretary of Energy. Congresswoman Debra Holland will take over land-use issues. The Environmental Protection Agency will be headed by Michael Regan. Gina McCarthy will be the National Climate Advisor. The Senate will have to approve the nominees.
According to the U.S. leader-elect, the U.S. will have leadership in the fight against climate change. During his speech, Biden promised to create jobs in environmentally friendly industries, including the automobile industry. In addition, 500,000 charging stations for electric cars will appear in the states.