Sarah M. Forbes is a scientist at the US Department of Energy (DOE) where she applies her ecological perspective to the regulatory, political and engineering challenges associated with demonstrating and deploying new energy technologies, especially carbon capture and storage (CCS). Prior to her current position at DOE, Sarah was a senior associate at the World Resources Institute, a nonprofit environmental. She also worked at the National Energy Technology Laboratory. Sarah’s experience includes testifying for US congress on both CCS and US-China cooperation on clean energy. Sarah has been featured as a CCS expert on Japanese TV and Swedish public radio, as well as some more conventional media outlets. Sarah has received a B.S. in biology from Wheaton College in Illinois and an M.S., also in Biology, from Mississippi State University. Sarah lives in rural West Virginia with her husband, son and a dog named Moose.