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Assessing Jerry Brown's Assessments (And Why He Was in Stealth Mode So Long)

William Bradley | Posted 06.18.2011 | Los Angeles
William Bradley

Even though Brown has spent countless hours with Republican legislators, not to mention all the time he's worked the Democrats to get their half of the compromise, he still doesn't have a budget deal.

Energy and Environment: China's Year of the Tiger in Numbers

Lucia Green-Weiskel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Lucia Green-Weiskel

As China bids farewell to the Year of the Tiger and rings in the Year of the Rabbit this month, many Americans are wondering: Is China eclipsing the U.S. and taking over as the world's new superpower?

China, U.S. and the Politics of Failure

Michael Kanellos | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Michael Kanellos

Who killed Evergreen Solar? Conventional wisdom blames Chinese solar panels. But it's not a fully adequate explanation.

Well Integrity Test - Where Did That Come From?

Robert L. Cavnar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Robert L. Cavnar

There are so many cooks in the kitchen that the pot is boiling over while the chefs all stand around arguing about spices. I don't think anyone is actually in charge, and if anyone is, they are not interested in giving any real information.

BP's Incentive: To Not Capture All the Oil

Robert L. Cavnar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Robert L. Cavnar

While they have every incentive to get the well killed, BP also has every incentive to not capture 100% of the well flow until they do. As soon as they do, then a real, measurable spill number will be in front of the public.

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.

Steven Chu: Physicists Cheer New Energy Secretary

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Science Insider reports on the major shift that will occur at the Department of Energy when Steven Chu takes over: Steve Chu could be a groundbreaki...

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...