Gina McCarthy stepping down as White House climate adviser

White House national climate adviser Gina McCarthy is stepping down on Sept. 16, the White House announced Friday, weeks after President Joe Biden signed major legislation to combat climate change.

McCarthy will be succeeded by Ali Zaidi, who is currently McCarthy's deputy at the White House. Mr. Biden has also named former White House chief of staff John Podesta to be his senior adviser on clean energy innovation and implementation.

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