Climate:

Pew's Reichert, NET's Clapp discuss new merger, talk upcoming G8 and fuel efficiency

This week the Pew Environment Program and the National Environmental Trust announced they plan to merge at the end of this year to form the Pew Environment Group. What will this merger mean for the push for climate change legislation in Congress? How will an increased operating revenue help the group get its message across both on the Hill and internationally? During today's OnPoint, Phil Clapp, President of the National Environmental Trust and Josh Reichert, director of Pew's Environment Program discuss their goals for the merger. Clapp and Reichert also comment on the upcoming G8 summit and discuss President Bush's recent fuels mandate.