Energy Policy:

Daschle, Deutch, Wald, and Zoi discuss national security implications of energy and climate change

As Congress shifts its focus to energy policy and climate change, many in the national security field remain concerned about America's role as a world leader in these to areas. During today's E&ETV Event Coverage of a recent panel discussion sponsored by the Center for American Progress, former Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle, General Charles Wald (ret.), former director of the CIA John Deutch, and the Alliance for Climate Change’s Cathy Zoi, discuss the national security implications of energy and climate change. They explain how the United States' energy policy will affect other national security issues such as nuclear proliferation and immigration. The panelists also lay out the initial steps they believe should be taken on an international level to address climate change.