21st Century Energy Security

How does energy policy intersect with national security—and how is the Obama administration working to advance the energy security of our allies and partners around the globe? What principles guide US efforts on energy security? How does energy security relate to the fight against climate change? Deputy Secretary of Energy Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall, an expert on national security who has served in the Pentagon and the White House, will shed light on these issues of vital importance.

Festival: Aspen Ideas 2016

Watch and Listen: Global Economy

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