EPA chief hits road for climate tour

In honor of Earth Week, Environmental Protection Agency chief Gina McCarthyGina McCarthyBusiness leaders must stand up and 'March for Science' on Saturday Trump isn't saving the coal industry. He's letting it compete. EPA chief: ‘Help is on the way’ for farmers MORE is hitting the road for an act on climate change tour.

The tour will center on asking the public to take various small steps that would help reduce carbon pollution in their daily lives, the EPA said.

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McCarthy will promote President Obama's climate agenda and explain how it aims to decrease threats to public health.

On Monday, McCarthy will appear on "The Daily Show" with Jon Stewart. The rest of the week is packed with a visit to Boston, to throw out the first pitch at a Red Sox game, and a trip to Ohio to discuss the health impacts of air pollution.

On Thursday, McCarthy will be in Georgia to talk about the impact and costs of climate change.

The tour will wrap up Friday in Tennessee, where McCarthy will be joined by Transportation Secretary Anthony FoxxAnthony FoxxDC mayor touts progress in reducing traffic deaths Toll roads poised to boom under Trump plan Transportation chief urges Trump to press forward on self-driving cars MORE and Shaun DonovanShaun DonovanHouse Dems call on OMB to analyze Senate budget plan Overnight Finance: Dems turn up heat on Wells Fargo | New rules for prepaid cards | Justices dig into insider trading law GOP reps warn Obama against quickly finalizing tax rules MORE, secretary of Housing and Urban Development.