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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...

Can the U.S. and China Cooperate on Coal?

Deborah Seligsohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Deborah Seligsohn

With 20% of the world's population and an economy that continues to grow, China has 14% of the world's coal reserves, but less than 1% of the world's oil and gas reserves.

Obama Cabinet's Commitment To Real Science: Will Direct Focus First Towards Global Warming

Salon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The greatest task of the Obama administration -- and the next 10 presidents -- is to avoid catastrophic global warming. The latest science warns that ...

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...