What A Biden Administration Could Do For Sustainability And Climate Policy

Election 2020 Biden
Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden speaks about climate change and wildfires affecting western states, Monday, Sept. 14, 2020, in Wilmington, Del. Patrick Semansky / AP Photo
Election 2020 Biden
Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden speaks about climate change and wildfires affecting western states, Monday, Sept. 14, 2020, in Wilmington, Del. Patrick Semansky / AP Photo

What A Biden Administration Could Do For Sustainability And Climate Policy

How prepared is President-elect Joe Biden to hit the ground running on issues like climate change, rejoining the Paris Climate Accord and the future of renewable energy?

Reset checks in with policymakers and experts for their takes on what a successful sustainability and climate policy would look like in the new Biden-Harris administration.

GUESTS: Karen Weigert, executive vice president at Slipstream, a clean energy innovation non-profit; former chief sustainability officer, City of Chicago

Sean Casten, U.S. House representative of Illinois’s 6th congressional district in DuPage County; renewable energy entrepreneur

Mike Quigley, U.S. House representative of Illinois’s 5th congressional district in Chicago; co-sponsor of the “Green New Deal” U.S. House bill

Katherine Hammack, former assistant secretary of the Army for Installations, Energy and Environment. Appointed by President Obama in June 2010

Delmar Gillus, Jr., Chief Operating Officer of Elevate Energy, a nonprofit organization dedicated to designing and implementing clean energy and efficiency programs