Who’s made John Kerry, a serious diplomat, his climate czar — and put him on the National Security Council, recognizing, as our military has for years, that an unstable climate is a matter of war and peace.
In this life-support emergency, muddy, transactional compromise has failed us so far, over decades of destructive policy that propped up the good-ol’-boy bastion of fossil fuels.
And it will fail us with a radical finality if Mr. Biden’s version of climate action turns out to be baby steps.
He has told us that he’s committed to curbing climate change — that, unlike his White House predecessor, he recognizes its importance.
Hedging for swing-state voters, however, he’s also shrunk away from the Green New Deal and banning fracking.
Who’s, John Kerry, —, Joe Biden’s, he’s
National Security Council, Green New Deal