Karen Castor named to lead restored House panel on climate change

  • Nancy Pelosi revives special committee axed by Republicans
  • Progressive Democrats have pushed for a ‘Green New Deal’

The House Democratic leader, Nancy Pelosi, has appointed the Florida representative Kathy Castor to lead a special committee on climate change that will be reinstated in the new Congress.

Related: Trump administration to consider changes to Obama-era mercury rule

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Source: theguardian