New Federal Climate Strategy & Role of the Midwest

July 19, 2021

This is a virtual event featured four federal leaders focused on the 2021 Biden administration’s climate strategy and specific implications for the Midwest. The event provided an opportunity for leaders from key departments in the new administration to share their vision with climate leaders in the Midwest. The event was intended to build momentum for more coordinated climate work in the Midwest and highlight the strength of existing sub-national actors in the Midwest.

The Federal Climate Strategy video may also be viewed on Vimeo.


Sonia Aggarwal – The White House, Senior Adviser for Climate Policy and Innovation

Carla Frisch – U.S. Department of Energy Office of Policy, Principal Deputy Director

Janet McCabe – U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Deputy Administrator

Andrew Wishnia – U.S. Department of Transportation, Deputy Assistant Secretary