Listen below for Congressman Peters’ ideas to address our climate crisis with resilient climate infrastructure, electrifying transportation, and implementing smart, bipartisan legislation to ensure fiscal responsibility as we work toward a clean energy future.
His POWER ON Act would modernize our national power grid and ensure its resilience and efficiency. Improving electricity transmission across regions helps us invest in a clean energy future and boosts economic growth, resulting in lower consumer costs.
Listen to part two of this podcast, at this March 16th episode of Fusion Capitalism, episode information posted below:
Representative Scott Peters, California’s 52nd Congressional District Speaks on Climate Crisis
March 16th, 2021
Steve concludes his fascinating conversation with Congressman Scott Peters from California’s 52nd Congressional district. In part two, Rep. Peters discusses the importance of implementing a tax on carbon, the chances of passing a clean energy bill during the Biden administration, and if he is planning on running for Congress again in 2022.
About Scott Peters:
Congressman Scott Peters serves California’s 52nd Congressional District, which includes the cities of Coronado, Poway, and northern San Diego. First elected in 2012, Rep. Peters currently serves on the House Budget Committee, as well as the House Energy and Commerce Committee on the Energy Subcommittee, the Environment & Climate Change Subcommittee, and the Oversight & Investigations Subcommittee. After a 15-year career as an environmental lawyer, Rep. Peters was elected to the San Diego City Council, where he later became the City’s first City Council President. He earned his undergraduate degree from Duke University and worked as an economist for the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) before attending New York University School of Law.