Energy Secretary Steven Chu on Daily Show: Not a Zombie

  • Published on July 22nd, 2009

U.S. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu visited Jon Stewart on The Daily Show to discuss cap-and-trade, Waxman-Markey and the future of energy policy in the U.S.  Much to the host’s delight (and unlike other members of the cabinet who’ve visited the show), Chu showed that there is, in fact, some life in the Obama cabinet. While Chu did appear to express some reservations about the language in Waxman-Markey, his enthusiasm for action on climate change was evident. Watch it:


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