Task Force on Climate Change

Idea Category: Climate Change

NewDEAL Leader Wisconsin Lieutenant Governor Mandela Barnes joined the Governor in announcing a new executive order to establish the Governor's Task Force on Climate Change, which will advise the governor on developing a strategy to mitigate and adapt to the effects of climate change. Lt. Gov. Barnes has already established himself as a leading voice on climate change in his state, and co-chairs the NewDEAL Forum Climate Change Policy Group. He will chair the new Governor's Task Force, and has noted the importance of taking into account the special impact climate change has on communities of color and low-income communities. Read the press release for more details on the task force.

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Idea Category: Climate Change