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Energy Efficiency

Physicists release report pushing for greater efficiency in transportation and building sectors

With energy legislation discussions in full focus on Capitol Hill and the campaign trail, how can energy efficiency help fill in the policy puzzle? During today's OnPoint, David Goldston, a former House Science Committee chief of staff and chairman of the American Physical Society's new report, "Energy Future: Think Efficiency," explains why he believes there has been a gap between technological advancements and energy policy in recent years. Goldston lays out a plan for the next president to address energy challenges through efficiency, and he discusses the main hurdles the efficiency sector needs to overcome in the short and long term.