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Fri, Apr 23, 2021

Rapid Response: President Biden’s Leaders Summit on Climate

Global Energy Center experts provide their analysis and takeaways in the wake of President Biden's Leaders Summit on Climate.

EnergySource by Global Energy Center

Climate Change & Climate Action Energy & Environment

Tue, Apr 13, 2021

Carbon capture in Germany: Long-overdue momentum is building

As a world leader in innovation, Germany is well positioned to commercialize carbon removal technologies, and over the past six months, momentum and support for CCUS in the country has begun to build.

EnergySource by Lee Beck

Energy & Environment Energy Transitions

Sun, Nov 29, 2020

Which Trump Administration-era policies should the incoming Biden-Harris Administration continue?

Amidst the Trump Administration’s empty talk of “energy dominance,” “freedom gas,” and “the cleanest air, the cleanest water,” the Administration developed a number of good policies that align with President-elect Biden’s climate, energy security, and foreign policy objectives. If the Senate remains in Republican hands, these areas might be some of the best opportunities President-elect Biden has to advance his climate and energy goals.

EnergySource by Global Energy Center

Energy & Environment United States and Canada

Lee Beck is the Clean Air Task Force’s CCUS policy innovation director. As part of the Decarbonized Fossil Energy team, Lee primarily works on federal CCUS policy.

Lee comes to CATF from the Global CCS Institute where she served as a senior adviser for advocacy and communications and was part of a global team focused on advocacy. While at the Institute, she significantly increased their presence in policymaker education efforts on climate change, as well as the need for technology innovation and deployment. She is also a Women Leaders in Energy Fellow at the Atlantic Council Global Energy Center.

Previously, Lee worked for the Vermont Energy Investment Center as a PR Project Manager, and at Eni USA in their Washington, DC International Relations Office. She also worked for the EU delegation to the US as a trainee on transportation, energy, and environmental policy issues. Before working in the energy field, Lee was a journalist reporting for multiple outlets reporting from Germany, Italy, Tanzania, and Hong Kong. She has a master of arts in international affairs and economics from Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS). Originally from Germany, she speaks German, French and Italian.