LISTEN (10 min)
Center for American Progress Senior Fellow (and author of Hell and High Water) Joseph Romm tells Betsy how impressed he was by Al Gore’s performance before the House and the Senate Wednesday. In many ways Gore’s testimony was like a sequel to An Inconvenient Truth— You wanted solutions? Gore gave Congress ten, from mundane to brand-spanking new. Imagine if this guy had been president. LISTEN (11 min)
Joseph Romm, former Assistant Secretary at the US Department of Energy under President Clinton and current Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress, shares with Betsy his three big picture solutions to global warming,
looks back at the environmental legacy of the Clinton/Gore
administration, and shares his insights on the legacy of the sitting
(duck) presidential administration: "They only like technology that
doesn’t exist." His new book is Hell and High Water: Global Warming– and What We Should Do.