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Ernest Moniz

U.S., Canada And Mexico Create New Climate Change Partnership

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2015 | Politics

By Mike De Souza OTTAWA, May 25 (Reuters) - North American energy ministers said on Monday they had set up a working group on climate ...

Brother of Hillary Clinton's Top Campaign Aide Lobbied for Fracked Gas Export Terminal Co-Owned by Qatar

Steve Horn | Posted 06.30.2015 | Green
Steve Horn

Anthony "Tony" Podesta began lobbying in late 2013 on behalf of a company co-owned by ExxonMobil and Qatar Petroleum aiming to export liquefied natural gas (LNG) to the global market.

Kerry, Iran FM Hold Nuke Talks As Senate Begins Deal Debate

AP | Posted 04.27.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration moved on two fronts Monday to advance its nuclear diplomacy with Iran, with talks between top U.S. and Ir...

Laura Barron-Lopez

Kevin McCarthy Prepares To Bring Iran Bill To House Floor | Laura Barron-Lopez | Posted 04.15.2015 | Politics

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) said Monday he is preparing to bring legislation to the House floor in the near future that would give...

Iran Deal Is One Of The Toughest Sells Of Obama's Presidency

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN and CONNIE CASS | Posted 04.07.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Facing deep skepticism on multiple fronts, President Barack Obama ramped up lobbying Monday for a framework nuclear deal with Iran...

Mark Blumenthal

HUFFPOLLSTER: Americans Favor A Nuclear Deal With Iran | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 03.31.2015 | Politics

Polls find support for a nuclear deal with Iran, but by varying margins. Clinton's support drops in three swing states but she still runs ahead in Ohi...

High-Level U.S. And Iran Nuclear Talks Resume

Reuters | Posted 04.24.2015 | Politics

GENEVA, Feb 23 (Reuters) - High-level nuclear negotiations between the United States and Iran resumed in Geneva on Monday as both sides work through...

Kate Sheppard

White House Plans Another Big Climate Push | Kate Sheppard | Posted 06.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -– One year after President Barack Obama rolled out his climate change action plan, the administration is putting fresh emphasis on its e...

Revealed: Former Energy in Depth Spokesman John Krohn Now at EIA Promoting Fracking

Steve Horn | Posted 07.23.2014 | Green
Steve Horn

For those familiar with U.S. Energy Information Administration's (EIA) work, objectivity and commitment to fact based on statistics come to mind.

Transatlantic Trade Pact Endangers Action on Climate

Ilana Solomon | Posted 07.19.2014 | Green
Ilana Solomon

The health of our families and our communities are indeed in danger. A newly proposed trade deal with the European Union threatens our climate and hinders the ability of governments and communities to tackle the crisis of climate change.

Zach Carter

Drill Baby Drill: The Secret Trade Memo | Zach Carter | Posted 05.19.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The European Union is pressing the Obama administration to expand U.S. fracking, offshore oil drilling and natural gas exploration under...

How the Consumer Electronics Industry Is Thinking Green

Gary Shapiro | Posted 06.21.2014 | Technology
Gary Shapiro

We all share the responsibility of protecting our planet. Leveraging the power of innovation, the consumer electronics industry is voluntarily leading the way to improve sustainability and increase the energy efficiency of the devices we all rely on.

Kate Sheppard

Department of Energy Approves Nuclear Loan Guarantee, But Program Is Off To A Slow Start | Kate Sheppard | Posted 02.20.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -– Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz traveled to Waynesboro, Ga., Thursday to announce the finalization of a $6.5 billion loan guarantee for ...

The Mess Gets Worse at Hanford's Nuclear Site

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 11.18.2013 | Green
The Center for Public Integrity

The government's multi-billion-dollar effort to clean up the nation's largest nuclear dump has become its own dysfunctional mess. For more than two decades, the government has worked to dispose of 56 million gallons of toxic nuclear and chemical waste in southeastern Washington State.

The Energy Secretary's Halloween Profile Pic Is Totally Hilarious

The Huffington Post | James Gerken | Posted 10.31.2013 | Green

U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz, the MIT physicist known for his distinctive hairdo, changed his social media profile photos for Halloween, and the...

'Green News Report' - September 19, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 11.19.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S ...

Obama Officials Address 'Heavily Discussed' Energy Issue

AP | DINA CAPPIELLO | Posted 09.18.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama's top energy and environmental officials said Wednesday there is a future for coal, despite a pending regulation ...

National Clean Energy Summit With Reid and Schwarzenegger

William Bradley | Posted 10.14.2013 | Politics
William Bradley

When it comes to clean energy, there's plenty of bright-line principle and uplift about the future. But there is plenty of complexity and conflict as well. Who knows? There might even be more stories there.

Moniz: Coal 'Will Remain Part Of The Fuel Mix For Decades To Come'

AP | VICKI SMITH | Posted 09.29.2013 | Green

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — President Barack Obama and the U.S. Department of Energy are committed to a role for coal in a national energy strategy, an...

Obama's Climate Action Plan: Nuclear Energy?

Tina Gerhardt | Posted 09.10.2013 | Green
Tina Gerhardt

It remains to be seen whether nuclear energy will experience a renaissance, as predicted by Moniz, or collapse under the pressure of the various factors mentioned.

Moniz Still Sweet On Coal

AP | MATTHEW DALY | Posted 06.27.2013 | Green

WASHINGTON -- Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz said Thursday that coal will continue to play a major role in meeting America's energy needs even as the O...

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 ...

Senators Urge New Energy Secretary To Save Nuclear Fusion Experiment

The Huffington Post | Preston Maddock | Posted 05.29.2013 | Politics

Massachusetts Sens. Elizabeth Warren (D) and Mo Cowan (D) are protesting a plan to shut down a nuclear fusion experiment at the Massachusetts Institut...

Energy Secretary: Climate Change Is 'Not Debatable'

Posted 05.24.2013 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's Russell McLendon: Physicist Ernest Moniz was sworn in this week as U.S. Energy Secretary, and wasted little time layin...

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...