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Rick Duke: The State of Climate Change Policy

FES Energy SIG and YELA lunchtime discussion with Rick Duke, the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Climate Policy at the Department of Energy. Mr. Duke discussed a variety of climate policy topics, including federal and state programs, global policy initiatives as well as the experiences that led him to DOE.

Rick Duke is currently the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Climate Policy at the U.S. Department of Energy. Internationally, he focuses on the Clean Energy Ministerial, which seeks to accelerate global progress in areas such as appliance efficiency and electric vehicles through high-level dialogue and sustained technical work. Domestically, his team applies energy systems and economic analyses to inform clean energy policy.