U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz is receiving a lot of attention for his involvement in U.S. negotiations with Iran over Tehran’s nuclear program. Helping Secretary of State John Kerry evaluate Iran’s nuclear capability and the potential for an enforceable agreement is undoubtedly one of the weightiest assignments of Moniz’s career.

But occurring at the same time for the 70-year-old physicist is a major new report that, until his Iran role, appeared likely to be the crowning achievement of his tenure at the Department of Energy. (Read more)