Physics Today: Obama-era energy secretary champions clean-energy progress

"To open the Atlantic’s 14 June article “Obama’s energy secretary defends his legacy against Trump,” interviewer Alexis Madrigal called that former cabinet officer, physicist Ernest Moniz, the “antithesis” of President Trump. “You’d be hard-pressed,” Madrigal added, “to find anyone who understands the politics, policy, science, and technology of energy as well as Ernie Moniz.” But as media coverage vividly shows, longtime national science leader Moniz isn’t just defending his Obama-era legacy. He’s working hard to advance a Trump-era technopolitical outlook and program."

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