As wildfires, heat waves, water scarcity and threats to wildlife intensify in the West, California’s effort to confront these environmental crises now has support in Washington, a stark change from the past four years. Even as former President Donald Trump spent his final days in office on the sidelines, lamenting his election loss, his administration continued to roll back environmental conservation and gut climate regulations.
- CalMatters: What Biden’s presidency means for California’s environment
- The Register-Guard: Biden climate plan to address worsening Western wildfires, but it will take years
- Financial Times: The new Biden climate team — like the old Obama team