The implications of climate change on citizens, businesses, the global economy and the planet have been a topic of discussion for years — but recently, the Biden administration spotlighted the need for immediate policy and action.
The White House will be open in January ReleasedExecutive actions to address the climate crisis and restore scientific integrity throughout the federal government. Some of these commitments included creating an equitable clean energy future, building modern and sustainable infrastructure and rejoining the Paris Agreement.
President Joe Biden had set lofty goals for America, including a carbon pollution-free electricity sector by 2035 and an economy that is net-zero by 2050. The federal government will need to have the support of academia and private sector partners. WashingtonExec’s Top 10 Climate Change Execs to Watch in 2022 highlights industry executives dedicated to and focused on creating solutions to help combat the climate crisis, building sustainable infrastructures, making geospatial data more accessible, and applying their environmental science expertise to help the White House on climate change initiatives.