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Biden Marks U.S. Pivot From Trump on Climate by Talking Up Jobs

  • Actions taken seen as adversarial by fossil fuels industry
  • Biden says U.S. has ‘waited too long’ to address climate
President Joe Biden 

President Joe Biden 

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President Joe Biden signed a series of directives to combat climate change that he presented as a boost for U.S. employment, arguing that improvements in infrastructure and technology to curb global warming will add millions of jobs.

“Today is climate day at the White House which means that today is jobs day the White House,” Biden said Wednesday, as he unveiled measures aimed at fulfilling a campaign pledge.