Policy suggestions for Janet Yellen

Janet Yellen has just been nominated to become Treasury Secretary in the US by President-Elect Joe Biden. Under President Obama, Yellen served as Chair of the Federal Reserve, the US Central Bank. Her new position is, of course, a little different, but it’s close enough that we thought it worthwhile – as well as environmentally beneficial – to recycle some articles from 2014 and 2015 describing previous policy suggestions made for her by Mike Sandler:

Janet Yellen’s 2014 To Do List: Climate Change

A Fantasy Fed Chair Who Can Save the Planet

What if Janet Yellen joined Todd Stern in Paris?

Featured image: U.S. Treasury Building. Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_Department_of_the_Treasury#/media/File:U.S._Treasury_Building_and_Albert_Gallatin_Statue.jpg

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