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Sec. of Energy nominee says she is ‘obsessed’ with creating climate-focused jobs

WASHINGTON, DC, UNITED STATES - 2018/03/04: Jennifer Granholm, Former Governor of Michigan, speaking at the AIPAC (American Israel Public Affairs Committee) Policy Conference at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. (Photo by Michael Brochstein/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images)

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Secretary of Energy nominee Jennifer Granholm expressed her intent to create new jobs through President Joe Biden’s climate plan during her confirmation hearing on Wednesday, bolstering economic growth while fighting the climate crisis.

Biden signed a series of executive orders on Wednesday to “confront the existential threat of climate change,” with one of the focuses being job creation through new, climate-focused jobs. In her confirmation hearing before the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, Granholm said she supports Biden’s plan to create new jobs by achieving net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, in response to details ⇒

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