ENERGY POLICY:

DOE's Karsner says business, government partnerships can solve efficiency issues

With several congressional panels scrutinizing the Bush administration's policy on climate change, the White House continues to pursue new technologies in energy efficiency and conservation. During today's E&ETV Event Coverage, Assistant Energy Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Alexander Karsner talks about the need to improve corporate average fuel economy standards but also shift the focus to newer methods of increasing efficiency and reducing oil consumption. He also discusses the importance of linking businesses and government in order to effectively promote energy efficient technologies.