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GreenspaceFrom life in Washington to nuclear waste disposal and more, Energy Secretary Steven Chu navigated a slew of topics at a Santa Barbara conference Friday. Calling his job a sort of “multi-dimensional chess game” that involved “a lot of crystal......
WASHINGTON - Vice President Joe Biden and Energy Secretary Steven Chu today announced plans to invest $3.2 billion in energy efficiency and conservation projects in U.S. cities, counties, states, territories, and Native American tribes. This includes $42,...
The SwampBy Jim Tankersley This Earth Day is Global Warming Day on Capitol Hill, where the House Energy and Commerce Committee has gaveled open three days - and more than 50 witnesses - of testimony on a massive bill that would......
Tags: Joe Barton, Government, Conservation, Energy, Heads of State
The Swampby Mark Silva When President Barack Obama traveled to Mexico earlier this month, he was visiting a city that was about to become the world capital of a swine flu outbreak. When the director of the state museum in Mexico......
The Swampby Mark Silva Sure, President Barack Obama made the list. But so did Michelle Obama. And Bernie Madoff, the billionaire king of Ponzi. Rush Limbaugh, too, Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner and... "the founders of Twitter.'' Sarah Palin's on the list.......
KickingTiresMissing from the Obama administration???s budget request for the Department of Energy was funding for research on hydrogen fuel-cell cars. Touted by the Bush administration in 2003 as our ???Get Out of an Energy Crisis Free??? card, fuel-cell cars have......
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) has been called many things during his 22-year Senate career, but the name that sticks when the issue of nuclear power comes up is "NIMBY." That's because Reid has fought tirelessly to block construction of a...
Tags: Barack Obama, Nevada, Nuclear Power, Harry Reid, Waste
As President Obama pursues green infrastructure projects and other programs aimed at fighting climate change, he is eventually going to have to confront an unpleasant truth: None of it will matter unless the developing world, particularly China, does...
Tags: Weather, China, Conservation, Hu Jintao, Barack Obama
Now that Barack Obama has filled all of the seats at (and near) his Cabinet table, one thing is clear: The candidate who campaigned on a platform of change attaches equal importance to competence. Seldom has a presidential Cabinet included so many...
The current Energy secretary, Samuel W. Bodman, is a former chemical-company CEO and financial-services executive. The next one is likely to be a Nobel Prize-winning physicist who runs a national laboratory dedicated to renewable energy, next-generation...
Seven years after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, at a time when government officials and outside experts are expressing growing concern about the prospect of a nuclear 9/11, few members of Congress know how much the United States spends on nuclear...
The Swampby Jim Tankersley Barack Obama is done appointing his Cabinet. Now come the questions. The Senate Environment and Natural Resources Committee announced today it will dive into confirmation hearings on Energy Secretary nominee Steven Chu and Interior...
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