09/07/2010 12:24 pm ET Updated May 25, 2011

Steven Chu: Huffington Post Spotlight (VIDEO)

In this Huffington Post Spotlight, watch as US Secretary of Energy Steven Chu answers YOUR questions.

The physicist discusses the importance of pursuing a diverse array of energy options for a sustainable future, the roles of both small and large businesses in facing our energy challenge, and why America needs to lead the next industrial revolution by paving the way for alternative fuels.

Chu also talks about the part him and his team of scientists played in handling the BP oil spill, and BP's responsibility for the disaster.

Imparting the importance of new generations pursuing education in the sciences, Chu says, "The world will look more toward science to find solutions to how we transition to a sustainable energy future."