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What Will Climate And Health Policy Look Like Under Joe Biden?

Joe Biden’s climate policy will look a lot different to that of President Trump’s... and President Obama’s.

And, on top of responding to the pandemic, the president-elect will have to wrangle all of the other problems endemic in the American healthcare system.

This episode: White House reporter Ayesha Rascoe, political correspondent Scott Detrow, climate editor Jennifer Ludden, and health reporter Selena Simmons-Duffin.

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Joe Biden’s climate policy will look a lot different to that of President Trump’s... and President Obama’s.

And, on top of responding to the pandemic, the president-elect will have to wrangle all of the other problems endemic in the American healthcare system.

This episode: White House reporter Ayesha Rascoe, political correspondent Scott Detrow, climate editor Jennifer Ludden, and health reporter Selena Simmons-Duffin.

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