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The clean energy innovation trap: Climate policy is still essential

While serving as Franklin D. Roosevelt’s director of the US Office of Scientific Research and Development in 1944, Vannevar Bush wrote: “Basic research is the pacemaker for technological progress.” He championed the idea of a sequential relationship between government-funded research and development (R&D) and innovation. In his view, the government provides funding for basic research, […]

EnergySource by Lee Beck

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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.

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