Alliance to Save Energy Applauds Obama Energy-Enviro Team
“As a Nobel laureate and LBNL director, Dr. Chu will bring to the leadership of DOE unequaled technical depth, the far-reaching vision needed to keep DOE at the forefront of innovation in both basic and applied science, and an understanding of what it takes to manage a large, multifaceted, world-class research establishment,” she said.
“Under Dr. Chu’s guidance, LBNL — a leader in developing and introducing into the marketplace energy efficiency technologies such as the compact fluorescent light bulb — has been one of the most innovative and effective institutions in applying science and technology to today’s energy problems. This experience will help him lead DOE as our nation addresses the twin challenges of reducing greenhouse gas emissions and providing new sources of clean energy to fuel a sustainable economy here and around the world,” Callahan said.
“Dr. Chu also has nurtured and strengthened LBNL’s 50-year-plus relationship with the
Noting that Browner understands well the important role that energy efficiency can play in meeting national environmental, energy, and economic goals, Callahan stated, “We are confident that as head of a new White House office coordinating energy, environmental, and climate change policy, Browner will ensure that this key nexus remains ‘top of mind’ for administration policy makers and agencies ranging from the Department of Defense to Commerce and all those in between. And Browner’s background in the public and private sectors suit her well for dealing with Congress as policy proposals are translated into legislation.”
Under long-time environmental regulator
The Alliance to Save Energy is a coalition of prominent business, government, environmental, and consumer leaders who promote the efficient and clean use of energy worldwide to benefit consumers, the environment, economy, and national security.
SOURCE Alliance to Save Energy