James Baker Outlines Climate Change Plan At Energy Summit

By Michelle Casady (September 28, 2017, 9:50 PM EDT) -- Former Secretary of State James A. Baker III said during a speech at Rice University Thursday that while there's a "hyperpartisan divide" on climate change and its causes, there are measures that both Republicans and Democrats can agree on that can mitigate its negative impacts.

Baker — a Baker Botts LLP senior partner who also has served as treasury secretary and White House chief of staff — gave a keynote address at the first Global Energy Transitions Summit, hosted by Baker Botts and Rice's Center for Energy Studies. The summit aims to offer insight into the future of the energy industry...

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