Saturday, December 13, 2008

Climate, energy, environment Obama appointments

Obama has appointed a troika of officials to head energy and environment departments.

*Steven Chu, a Noble Prize winner, as Secretary of Energy
*Carol M. Browner, in the new climate czar position, or coordinator of energy and climate policy, The December 12, 2008 New York Times article on her appointment.
*Lisa Jackson, current New Jersey commissioner of the state Department of Environmental Protection, to administer the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

The green community/ movement is reported as having a split over how to assess Jackson. Article, December 12, in "The Daily Green."

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