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Yellen names Treasury climate czar – POLITICO

Climate change presents new challenges and opportunities for the U.S. economy,” Yellen said Monday. “The steep consequences of our actions demand that the Treasury Department make climate change a top priority.”
News of Yellens pick immediately riled environmental activists who want the Biden administration to take a harder line with Wall Street firms that finance fossil fuel producers. Many of them had been urging Treasury to hire former Treasury deputy secretary and Fed governor Sarah Bloom Raskin,…

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