Clean energy: a 'politically popular' solution to climate change

Richard Caperton of the Center for American Progress says Congress needs to catch up with the American public on using clean energy to slow climate change.

Richard Caperton, the director of clean energy investment at the Center for American Progress, speaks about his vision for a bipartisan clean-energy policy at a roundtable in Washington hosted by the Monitor.

As part of an ongoing series of conversations about building America's energy future, the Monitor hosted a roundtable discussion in Washington on Dec. 12, 2012 with several clean-energy experts. The video below is an excerpt from panelist Richard Caperton, the director of clean energy investment at the Center for American Progress, a Washington-based progressive educational institute. Mr. Caperton speaks about his vision for a bipartisan clean-energy policy in America. The discussion was sponsored by Areva, a Paris-based energy company.

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