A Conversation with Secretary of Energy Steven Chu

Friday, July 24, 2009


Steven Chu, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Energy, is reaching out to developing nations like China to negotiate on climate change. (He also reaches out to average Americans through Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.) Steven Chu joins The Takeaway's guest host Katherine Lanpher to talk about the task of creating real progress in the fight against global warming.

You can connect with Secretary Chu through his Facebook page and see photos of what the Department of Energy is working on through the department's Flickr and Youtube pages.

"When I was in China, we signed an agreement that we were going to be cooperating on three areas in particular: Building efficiency, transportation — more efficient vehicles and electrification of vehicles — and finally, cooperating on how we can learn to use coal in a clean way, including the capture and storage of carbon dioxide."
—Secretary of Energy Steven Chu

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Steven Chu

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Katherine Lanpher


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