John Kerry On The Biden Administration's Climate Strategy : Consider This from NPR In his first round of interviews since President-elect Joe Biden announced John Kerry would be his special envoy for climate, the former Secretary of State tells NPR why restoring American credibility on climate issues will be a key challenge for the Biden administration. Kerry spoke to NPR's Steve Inskeep.

NPR's Nathan Rott reports on another climate ambition for the incoming administration: conserving 30% of America's land and water by 2030.

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John Kerry: Restoring American Credibility On Climate Change 'Not So Simple'

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John Kerry: Restoring American Credibility On Climate Change 'Not So Simple'

John Kerry: Restoring American Credibility On Climate Change 'Not So Simple'

John Kerry: Restoring American Credibility On Climate Change 'Not So Simple'

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President-elect Joe Biden named John Kerry to be his special presidential envoy for climate. Kerry spoke with NPR about why restoring American credibility on climate issues will be a key challenge for the Biden administration. Mark Makela/Getty Images hide caption

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President-elect Joe Biden named John Kerry to be his special presidential envoy for climate. Kerry spoke with NPR about why restoring American credibility on climate issues will be a key challenge for the Biden administration.

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In his first round of interviews since President-elect Joe Biden announced John Kerry would be his special envoy for climate, the former Secretary of State tells NPR why restoring American credibility on climate issues will be a key challenge for the Biden administration. Kerry spoke to NPR's Steve Inskeep.

NPR's Nathan Rott reports on another climate ambition for the incoming administration: conserving 30% of America's land and water by 2030.

In participating regions, you'll also hear a local news segment that will help you make sense of what's going on in your community.

Email us at considerthis@npr.org.

This episode was produced by Brianna Scott, Lee Hale and Brent Baughman. It was edited by Sami Yenigun with help from Wynne Davis and Neela Banerjee. Additional reporting from Rebecca Hersher. Our executive producer is Cara Tallo.