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Sunrise Movement Climate Activists Call On Biden To 'Keep His Promises'

Joe Biden speaks about climate change and the wildfires on the West Coast. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
Joe Biden speaks about climate change and the wildfires on the West Coast. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Climate activists have set a high bar for the President-elect Joe Biden: They’ve asked that the new administration not hire anyone with ties to oil and gas industries. They’ve been disappointed already.

Biden has named Rep. Cedric Richmond of Louisiana as a senior advisor. Richmond, former head of the Congressional Black Caucus, has received campaign funds from fossil fuel companies.

Here & Now‘s Tonya Mosley speaks with Varshini Prakash, co-founder and executive director of the Sunrise Movement.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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