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The Future of U.S. Energy

Brigham A. McCown | Posted 09.16.2014 | Green
Brigham A. McCown

With enormous supplies and massive investments in natural gas and oil in the US, the nation's domestic supply of energy continues to grow at a record ...

Kate Sheppard

Department of Energy Approves Nuclear Loan Guarantee, But Program Is Off To A Slow Start

HuffingtonPost.com | 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 ...

Lucia Graves

Chu To Congress: Solyndra Decision Not Influenced By Politics

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 11.18.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON -- In what amounts to the highest-profile testimony yet in the ongoing Solyndra saga, Energy Secretary Steven Chu took full responsibility...

WATCH HuffPost Spotlight: Steven Chu Answers Your Questions

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

In this Huffington Post Spotlight, watch as US Secretary of Energy Steven Chu answers YOUR questions. The physicist discusses the importance of purs...

Obama's Bipartisan Olive Branch: Nuclear Energy

Tamara N. Holder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tamara N. Holder

Obama is in a position to save jobs, save lives, save America and save his job. He can achieve all of these goals with nuclear energy.

Leading Healthcare Change: No Room for Politics as Usual

Dr. Peter Klatsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dr. Peter Klatsky

We are facing incredibly difficult decisions, but policies implemented today will help us to live healthier, longer lives, while also saving billions of dollars.

Dancing in a New Era...

A. Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
A. Siegel

Among those I saw drop in at the Environmental Ball and Clean Energy Ball was the new Secretary of Energy, Steven Chu.

Not a Woman in the Picture

Paul Jenkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Jenkins

Is it a coincidence that in the world's largest economy, whose military expenditure accounts for half the global total, the most senior posts dealing with money and war are still reserved for men?

Steven Chu, Energy Chief

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

Chu understands that energy policy is not just about oil, and he has a distinguished history of involvement in the kinds of transformational science that could radically alter U.S. dependence on foreign oil.

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...

John "Nuke Bailout" Bryson Must Not Be Secretary of Energy

Harvey Wasserman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Harvey Wasserman

Long gone from Southern California Edison, John Bryson's ascent to head the Department of Energy would send a disastrous signal to those who are committed to a post fossil/nuclear future.

Greening Hollywood: Grist.org's Russ Walker Weighs In On The Clean Coal Conundrum

Paige Donner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Paige Donner

Walker agreed to this interview while attending the Opportunity Green Conference held this past weekend on UCLA's campus. Media coordination provided by eConnectGroup.

Jason Grument, Obama's Secretary Of Energy?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Grist listed National Commission on Energy Policy Executive Director Jason Grumet first in their list of guesses at Obama's Secretary of Energy: Grum...

Dan Reicher, Obama's Secretary Of Energy?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

After an election in which both major party candidates promised the creation of huge numbers of green jobs, director of Climate and Energy Initiatives...

Ed Rendell, Obama's Secretary of Energy?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Who's a likely bet to be tapped for Barack Obama's cabinet? Some prognosticators guess that Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell could be Barack Obama's...

Heather Wilson, Secretary Of Energy In McCain's Cabinet?

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Rep. Heather Wilson, R-N.M., has been mentioned as a possible pick for Secretary Of Energy in a McCain administration. Grist mentioned the possibili...

James Woolsey, Secretary Of Energy In McCain's Cabinet?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Former CIA Director, James Woolsey, has been mentioned as a potential pick for Secretary of Energy under a McCain administration. Why? Well, according...

Arnold Schwarzenegger, Secretary Of Energy In McCain's Cabinet?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Republican California Governor, Arnold Schwarzenegger has been mentioned as a potential candidate for Secretary of Energy in a McCain administration o...

James Inhofe, Secretary Of Energy In McCain's Cabinet?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Senator James Inhofe, R- O.K., has been mentioned as a possible pick for Secretary of Energy in a McCain administration. Sen. Inhofe is part of Gris...

Pete Domenici, Secretary Of Energy In McCain's Cabinet?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Republican Senator Pete Domenici of New Mexico, has been mentioned as a potential pick for Secretary of Energy in a McCain administration. However acc...

Memo to Obama or McCain: Pick Amory Lovins As Energy Czar

Chris McGowan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Chris McGowan

Energy guru Amory Lovins has the know-how to strengthen our economy and also spread vital energy-efficiency technologies to other countries. And that just might save the planet.