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NEWS UPDATE January 24, 2013

President’s likely new top aide was early advocate for fighting climate change

John McArdle, E&E reporter  •    •  Posted January 24, 2013

President Obama’s decision to devote time in his second inaugural address Monday to address climate change came as a surprise to many in the energy and environmental community, but maybe it shouldn’t have been such a shock. An early indication that the Obama White House was going to take a tough stance on global warming in the president’s second term may have come last week, when word began to circulate that the president intends to appoint Deputy National Security Adviser Denis McDonough as his next chief of staff. While the White House has yet to officially confirm that McDonough is Obama’s choice to be his next top staffer, it’s been widely reported since last week that McDonough’s appointment is more a matter of when than if. [ read more … ]

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