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The incoming Democratic chairman of the Senate environment and public works committee, Senator Barbara Boxer of California, calls global warming “the greatest challenge of our generation.” Diane and her guests talk about possible climate policy and energy policy initiatives from Congress and the White House.
- Sen. Jeff Bingaman (D-New Mexico), incoming chair of the Senate Energy Committee
- Brent Dorsey director of corporate environmental programs for Entergy, an electric utility company
- Felicity Barringer reporter, New York Times
- John Fialka environment and energy reporter for "The Wall Street Journal," Washington bureau
- James Connaughton Executive Vice President for Corporate Affairs of Public and Environmental Policy for Constellation Energy. He was former chair of the White House Council on Environmental Quality.
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