America's Energy Challenges

April 25, 2011

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Listen in to this event with Dr. Steven Koonin, Under Secretary for Science, U.S. Department of Energy. The U.S. Department of Energy´s goals for meeting America´s energy challenges involve energy security, reduction in greenhouse-gas emissions, and promoting changes in energy supply, transmission, storage, and use. And even within those challenges lies another: energy change can be slow. Dr. Koonin discusses the technology, policy, and economic levers we can use to transform the energy system while enhancing U.S. competitiveness in the global economy.

Recorded Monday, April 25, 2011 at the Harold Washington Library Center.