Biden picks John Kerry for climate change role

Former Secretary of State John Kerry speaks with reporters following an October, 2017 climate conference in Providence as actor Sam Waterston looks on. Photo by Steve Klamkin WPRO News

The Associated Press 

Joe Biden is filling out his administration with key picks for his national security and foreign policy teams.

John Kerry will lead the incoming administration’s effort to combat climate change.

Alejandro Mayorkas will be nominated as the secretary for the department of homeland security.

Biden also plans to nominate Antony Blinken as his secretary of state.

Kerry is a former secretary of state, senator from Massachusetts and Democratic presidential nominee.