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Steven Chu Energy Secretary

How Global Warming Went Cold in America

Sunil Sharan | Posted 05.20.2013 | Green
Sunil Sharan

Even before liftoff, the fight against global warming has become grounded in America. Whenever a potential breakthrough appears on the horizon, either the left or the right throws a challenge to stall the solution.

On Energy Secretary Chu's Resignation

Karl Grossman | Posted 04.08.2013 | Green
Karl Grossman

Who will replace Chu when he leaves the DOE helm at month's end? Obama's appointee could be more of the same.

Tom Zeller Jr.

Energy Secretary Chastises Climate Deniers, Clean-Energy Critics In Departure Letter | Tom Zeller Jr. | Posted 02.02.2013 | Green

In a wide-ranging and sometimes defiant letter to staff announcing his resignation on Friday, Energy Secretary Steven Chu, while highlighting his agen...

Another Obama Cabinet Member To Step Down

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 02.01.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Energy Secretary Steven Chu is stepping down. The Energy Department said Friday Chu has offered his resignation to ...

Chu Reportedly Leaving Post

Posted 01.17.2013 | Politics

UPDATE -- 5:46 p.m.: Energy Department spokesman Bill Gibbons denied any rumors of Chu's departure in a statement to HuffPost. “Dr. Chu is focuse...

Michael McAuliff

Republicans Deny Their Support Of Green Energy Is Support | Michael McAuliff | Posted 03.06.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A group of Republicans are complaining that Energy Secretary Steven Chu has mischaracterized GOP lawmakers' attempts to speed up federal...

Michael McAuliff

White House Slams GOP Claim 'We Can't Compete With China' | Michael McAuliff | Posted 12.04.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration is seizing on remarks by a top Republican who argued that the United States cannot compete with China in the so...

The Half-Billion Solyndra Debacle -- Why Is Steven Chu Energy Secretary?

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 11.26.2011 | Business
Raymond J. Learsy

Energy Secretary Steven Chu has impressive credentials, but he is sadly miscast for the rough and tumble, oft unforgiving world of oil and energy markets and its cast of malign actors

Paige Lavender

White House Fails On Promise Of Solar Panels On Roof By Spring | Paige Lavender | Posted 08.21.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON -- Despite a promise from a top Obama administration official that solar panels and a solar water heater would be installed on the White Ho...

Amanda Terkel

Steven Chu: Nuclear Plant Near New York City Will Be Reviewed | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Energy Secretary Steven Chu weighed in on Sunday on a controversial nuclear reactor located near New York City, saying that the administ...

You Need a Nobel Prize to Be High Dumb on Oil Prices

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 05.26.2011 | Business
Raymond J. Learsy

How fortunate we are to have two Nobel Laureates bringing their prestige to matters relevant to oil markets. They instruct us on matters of oil pricing and get it dangerously wrong while we pay at the pump.

Discover and Deliver: The Big Picture on Energy

Steven Chu | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Steven Chu

The steps the Department of Energy has taken in the past two years have put America on the course that leads to a clean energy future and millions of new jobs.

U.S.-China Clean Energy Cooperation Is Good for America and Good for the World

Steven Chu | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Steven Chu

While the United States is competing for leadership in energy innovation, we have much to gain by cooperating with China.

Energy Secretary Chu Talks Energy Innovation and U.S. Competitiveness

Josh Nelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Josh Nelson

Secretary Chu's understands the urgency of ramping up energy innovation in order to maintain U.S. competitiveness. He also believes it is not too late to act.

Featured Doer: Steven Chu

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

The first Nobel Laureate to be appointed to a presidential cabinet-- he is the recipient of the 1997 Prize in Physics -- Chu brings scholarly gravitas...

Stop the Nukespeak and Tell the Truth About Nuclear Technology

Rory O'Connor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Rory O'Connor

Once again government and industry shills are ignoring reality and lying to us about the dangers of nuclear energy -- and once again the media is aiding and abetting them.

Steven Chu Snubs Canada's Environment Minister in Copenhagen

Expedition Copenhagen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Expedition Copenhagen

The Toronto Star "Summit Insider" blog reports that U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu's snubbed Canada's Environment Minister Jim Prentice out of a photo op on Monday at the Copenhagen climate talks.

The Incredible Shrinking U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Brendan DeMelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brendan DeMelle

It turns out that the U.S. Chamber of Commerce only has 300,000 members, not the more than 3 million it claimed to represent just a day ago.

Oil's Massive Price Distortion Militates the Reconvening of the 1970s Federal Oil Price Task Force

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Raymond J. Learsy

It is long past time that our government take seriously and study intensely how oil prices are determined in a world of OPEC, speculation, timid oversight and failing transparency.

Weatherization: Saving Money by Saving Energy

Steven Chu | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Steven Chu

Long before I learned about the risks of climate change, I was fanatical about energy efficiency because I'm cheap. We want to help millions of families seize the same opportunity to cut their utility bills.

Young Science USA

James M. Gentile | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
James M. Gentile

If the future of our nation is not continually renewed by young Americans well supported in their advanced scientific research, we likely will have a very dim future indeed.

Steven Chu's Awesome Facebook Page | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green images an awesome and hilarious facebook page for Energy Secretary Steven Chu....

Jon Stewart Talks Cap And Trade, Interviews Energy Secretary Chu

Huffington Post | Katherine Goldstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

On Tuesday's Daily Show, Jon Stewart dedicated the program to talking about climate change, and The Waxman-Markey Cap and Trade bill. He immediately g...

Secretary Chu's Bank

Michael Likosky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Michael Likosky

The Clean Energy Bank is essential to deliver on President Obama's mandate to "make sure that we are investing in what's required for long term growth."

How Many Presidents Does It Take to Change a Light Bulb?

Trip Van Noppen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Trip Van Noppen

The new lighting standards will save enough energy annually to power all U.S. homes for almost a year, while saving consumers $1 billion to $4 billion a year in utility bills.