Under a newly signed executive order from the White House, a new Civilian Climate Corps is being established to provide “good jobs” for young people in the U.S. and train them for environmentally friendly careers.
The executive order “directs federal agencies to eliminate fossil fuel subsidies as consistent with applicable law and identify new opportunities to spur innovation, commercialization, and deployment of clean energy technologies and infrastructure.”
Ms. Harris, who is of Indian-Jamaican heritage, was sworn in just before Joe Biden took the oath of office to become the 46th U.S. president. She has already broken historic barriers for women and people of color in the U.S.
It seems that the eventual 46th President is beginning to follow through with his campaign promise to trans people that he believes “that Trans Lives Matter,” as he wrote in an article for LGBTQ Nation last month.
After being re-elected in a landslide victory last month, New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern continues to make positive progressive change in the country. Yesterday, she appointed Nanaia Mahuta as the country’s first indigenous female foreign minister.