Climate:

CEQ's Connaughton discusses admin's current and future clean energy policies

With Congress' upcoming shift in power, the future of climate and air pollution legislation remains uncertain. During today's E&ETV Event Coverage, Council on Environmental Quality Chairman James Connaughton discusses the Bush administration's current clean energy policies and looks ahead to policies on air pollution and climate change for the next two years. Connaughton talks about the administration's hopes for the lame-duck session, including passage of offshore drilling legislation. He also discusses why he thinks it is important for the Bush administration to be granted the authority to redesign the fuel economy program.