The energy transition will succeed or fail based on its capacity to power future economic growth and improve the living standards of all Americans. Doing so requires an “energy czar” willing to work both sides of the congressional aisle, gain the trust of responsible members of the business community, and sustain support among fair-minded environmentalist leaders. To meet this historic moment, Joe Biden need not become another FDR. But John Podesta will need to channel his inner Harold Ickes, writes SAFE Founder and CEO Robbie Diamond. Read more via Washington Monthly here.