Ernest Moniz, Pres. Obama’s nominee for energy secretary, appears to face few barriers to an...

|By:, SA News Editor

Ernest Moniz, Pres. Obama’s nominee for energy secretary, appears to face few barriers to an eventual Senate confirmation. Moniz seems to have learned the political game well: A "revolution" in natural gas production is leading to reduced emissions of gases that cause global warming, but he avoids endorsing natural gas exports. At MIT, Moniz led a study that said the U.S. shouldn't erect barriers to gas exports.