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Biden’s top climate adviser Gina McCarthy steps down
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Biden’s top climate adviser Gina McCarthy steps down

McCarthy -- one of two top climate officials appointed by Biden at the start of his administration -- had long been expected to stay in her position for about a year, but continued for months beyond to help see through Democrats' historic climate legislation, which Biden signed in August. Her last day is expected to be September 16.She will be succeeded by Ali Zaidi, the official said, who had been McCarthy's deputy since the start of the Biden administration. Biden's other top climate official, US Climate Envoy John Kerry, is expected to stay in his post through the UN climate summit this fall. McCarthy was the head of the Environmental Protection Agency under former President Barack Obama and was a key architect of that administration's Clean Power Plan. In the Biden administration, ...