We just caught up with Interior Secretary Ken Salazar as he was getting ready to headline today's keynote event at the U.S. Center in Copenhagen. The Secretary has had a packed schedule since he arrived in Copenhagen -- including his first tour of an offshore wind facility, which, he said, was an incredible educational experience and will inform his thinking as he initiates programs to begin standing up renewable energy operations on our public lands and off our public waters.
We asked Secretary Salazar to share some main thoughts about the UN Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen and his speech at the U.S. Center. Here it is:
Read much more from the Secretary on "Public Lands, Climate Change and the New Energy Future" at the Department of Interior site.
Jake Levine is with the White House Office of Energy and Climate Change.