Louis Peck has spent the past three decades as a Washington, D.C.-based editor and reporter — with a primary focus on Capitol Hill, including some major U.S. energy and environmental legislative debates. He is currently a contributing editor at National Journal, following almost 20 years as editor-in-chief of National Journal’s daily publication on Congress.

 

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A Veteran of the Climate Wars Reflects On U.S. Failure to Act

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One of the many casualties of the recent U.S. elections was Congressman Rick Boucher, a Virginia Democrat who played a key role in passage of cap-and-trade legislation by the House of Representatives. In an interview with Yale Environment 360, Boucher discusses the bitter failure of the Senate to pass a climate bill and future prospects for tackling global warming.
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New Mission for U.S. Military: Breaking its Dependence on Oil

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As head of a new energy office at the Pentagon, Sharon Burke is charged with finding ways for the U.S. armed forces to cut its dangerous reliance on oil. In an interview with Yale Environment 360, she talks about what new technologies are being tested and why the military considers energy use a key strategic issue in the field.
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