National Press Club

NPC Newsmaker: Sec. Ernest Moniz

January 11, 2017

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Run time: 56 minutes

Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz spoke at a National Press Club newsmaker and took questions on January 11, 2016.

In one of his final public speaking appearances in Washington, Moniz discussed how an increased focus on science and research and development has informed better policymaking and technology solutions, and how to protect the independence and integrity of scientists at the Department of Energy and its 17 National Labs.

Secretary Moniz also unveiled a new report on the work of the laboratories and policies that will encourage and empower scientists to continue to innovate new energy solutions, make new scientific discoveries, support private industry, and deliver for the American people.