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Ex-Energy Secretary Steven Chu Has Message for Climate Deniers and Cooking Tips

Alison van Diggelen | Posted 09.09.2013 | San Francisco
Alison van Diggelen

In this Fresh Dialogues interview, former Energy Secretary Steven Chu shares his reaction to Obama's major speech on climate change.

Cabinet Official Praises Solar Impulse Plane

AP | BY SETH BORENSTEIN | Posted 08.17.2013 | Green

CHANTILLY, Va. — The plane parked outside the airport looks more like a giant exotic insect or maybe an outsized balsa wood toy airplane. When ...

Lucia Graves

Senate Confirms Ernest Moniz As Energy Secretary | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.16.2013 | Green

WASHINGTON — The Senate on Thursday voted to confirm nuclear physicist Ernest Moniz as U.S. secretary of energy. The vote was 97-0. Moniz, a prof...

Obama Announces Energy Secretary Pick

Posted 03.04.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama has nominated physicist Ernest Moniz as Energy Secretary. If confirmed by the Senate, Moniz will replace outgoing secretary Ste...

Secretary Steven Chu's Next Move

AP | MATTHEW DALY | Posted 02.22.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Energy Secretary Steven Chu will return to Stanford University after he steps down this year. Chu, a Nobel Prize-winning physicist, wil...

Lucia Graves

Cliff Stearns On Solyndra: Steven Chu 'Ignored Every Warning Sign' | Lucia Graves | Posted 11.30.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans are turning up the pressure on Energy Secretary Steven Chu after a spokesman admitted he was responsible for the final...

Green Energy Innovation: Building A National Commitment

James M. Gentile | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
James M. Gentile

Clean energy may well be the next economic revolution, and the United States can be at the forefront, if we take full advantage of our nation's streng...

Chu: Will America Miss Its "Sputnik Moment" on Energy?

David Ferris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
David Ferris

America is at a "Sputnik moment," Energy Secretary Stephen Chu said today. The government's next moves will determine whether the country leads the clean-tech race -- or loses it to China.

Steven Chu

Yahoo! Finance | Steven K. Paulson, Associated Press Writer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER (AP) -- Colorado will get more than $34 million in federal stimulus money for energy efficiency and renewable energy projects, U.S. Energy Secr...

Colorado Democratic Lawmakers Ally Against Mesa County Nuclear Storage

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Colorado's senators and Rep. John Salazar sent a letter to Secretary of Energy Steven Chu this week urging him to remove a Mesa County storage site fr...

The Optimistic Scientist and the Pessimistic Politicians

Yuna Shin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Yuna Shin

Steve Chu, the Secretary of Energy, is a non-politician in a political position, but no one doubts that he is a very logical choice to be in charge of energy policies in this country.

Chu Warmly Received, Says Nuclear And Coal Are "Critical"

AP | H. JOSEF HEBERT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — Nobel Prize-winning physicist Steven Chu promised Tuesday that if confirmed as energy secretary he will aggressively pursue policie...

Energy Secretary Pick Has Vocally Supported Alternative Fuels

AP | H. JOSEF HEBERT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — Steven Chu, the Nobel Prize-winning physicist who is President-elect Barack Obama's choice for energy secretary, has been a vocal a...

Steven Chu, Energy Secretary? (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Physicist Steven Chu will reportedly be named President-elect Barack Obama's Energy Secretary: Democratic officials close to the transition team say...

Obama to Meet McCain: Will he, Should he, Ask McCain to be Energy Secretary?

Paul Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Abrams

The energy program Barack proposed is $15 billion per year for 10 years. Whether McCain could swallow that, and support it vigorously, is unclear.