Obama Unveils Energy Team

Green leaders will help America kick the oil habit, fight global warming, he says
By Neal Colgrass,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 15, 2008 5:24 PM CST
President-elect Barack Obama speaks about energy with Vice President-elect Joe Biden at a press conference in Chicago, Monday, Dec. 15, 2008.   (AP Photo)
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(Newser) – Promising to end America's oil addiction and combat global warming, Barack Obama rolled out his environment and energy team today, the Boston Globe reports. He chose Nobel laureate Steven Chu for energy secretary; New Jersey official Lisa Jackson for EPA; Los Angeles deputy mayor Nancy Sutley to lead a White House environmental council; and ex-EPA chief Carol Browner to coordinate climate and energy policy.