White House adviser Carol Browner said in an interview for Bloomberg Television’s “Political Capital with Al Hunt ,” airing this weekend, that the BP Plc oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico may galvanize support for climate- change legislation to overhaul U.S. energy policy.
Carol Browner ’s departure as the White House’s top adviser on climate change reflects President Barack Obama ’s limited ability to push his clean-energy agenda through Congress, former Obama aide John Podesta said.
A shale boom in the U.S. that’s led to lower natural gas prices and higher energy efficiency will act as a bridge to cleaner burning fuels, Carol Browner, a former Environmental Protection Agency head, said today.
BP Plc ’s new tactic to stop its gushing Gulf of Mexico oil well may increase the flow by as much as 20 percent for as long as a week and crude may leak until August, White House energy adviser Carol Browner said.
Rules to cut greenhouse-gas emissions from operating U.S. power plants will be a boon for companies willing to invest in clean energy, said Carol Browner, a former Environmental Protection Agency administrator.
President Barack Obama supports a proposal that a large portion of any federal penalties paid by BP Plc over the Gulf of Mexico oil spill be returned to the states, White House energy adviser Carol Browner said today.
The $20 billion that BP Plc will set aside for claims from the worst oil spill in U.S. history probably won’t be all the company ultimately must pay, President Barack Obama ’s senior energy and environment adviser said.