• The biggest gains, in terms of decreasing the country's energy bill, the amount of carbon dioxide we put into the atmosphere, and our dependency on foreign oil, will come from energy efficiency and conservation in the next 20 years. Make no doubt about it. That's where everybody who has really thought about the problem thinks the biggest gains can be and should be.

    "Steven Chu, Obama's Point Man on Energy, Says Conservation Is "Sexy". Interview with Kent Garber, March 19, 2009.
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