Charlie Passut

Associate Editor | Dulles, VA
Charlie Passut joined the staff of NGI in February 2011. Before this he was a reporter for the Tidewater News and a copy editor for the Manassas Journal Messenger. He also served as systems administrator and web editor for the Oakland Press, and traveled extensively as a software installer/trainer for Baseview Products. He graduated from Northern Illinois University with a bachelor's degree in political science in 1992.


DOE Secretary Perry Minimizes Proposed Budget Cuts, Blames Oceans For Climate Change

Three months after the head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) told a cable news program that he doesn't believe carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions are a primary contributor to climate change, Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Rick Perry doubled down on the same program, blaming global warming in part on the world's oceans. Read More