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Industry, government officials discuss global energy efficiency policy strategies

With the Obama administration focusing on addressing some of the low-hanging fruit like conservation and energy efficiency to tackle our energy and climate challenges, energy efficiency has become a key issue in policy discussions in the United States. E&ETV traveled to Paris for the annual Energy Efficiency Global Forum and Exposition, hosted by the Alliance to Save Energy, for a series of interviews and panel discussions about the challenges to and potential of energy efficiency. Today's segment features remarks by Kateri Callahan, president of the Alliance to Save Energy; Jean-Pascal Tricoire, president and CEO of Schneider Electric; Claude Turmes, member of the European Parliament; and Lisa Raitt, Canada's Minister of Natural Resources and the member of Parliament for Halton, Ontario. The panelists discuss the energy efficiency policy strategies of the European Union, the United States and Canada.