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'Green News Report' - April 1, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 06.01.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: "The tide goes in, the tide goes out, never a miscommunication." -- It'...

'Green News Report' - March 27, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.27.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Was logging a factor in deadly Washington landslide?; New BP oil spill ...

Ex-Energy Chief Chu Joins Carbon Capture Company

AP | MATTHEW DALY | Posted 12.18.2013 | Green

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Energy Secretary Steven Chu is joining the board of directors of a Canadian company that says it has a cost-effective way t...

Ex-Energy Secretary Steven Chu Has Message for Climate Deniers and Cooking Tips

Alison van Diggelen | Posted 09.09.2013 | San Francisco
Alison van Diggelen

In this Fresh Dialogues interview, former Energy Secretary Steven Chu shares his reaction to Obama's major speech on climate change.

Lucia Graves

Senate Confirms Ernest Moniz As Energy Secretary

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

GOP's New Solyndra?

The Huffington Post | Lucia Graves | Posted 04.24.2013 | Politics

Has the GOP found its new Solyndra? On Wednesday the House Oversight Committee held a hearing titled, "Green Energy Oversight: Examining the Departmen...

Obama Announces Energy Secretary Pick

Posted 03.04.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama has nominated physicist Ernest Moniz as Energy Secretary. If confirmed by the Senate, Moniz will replace outgoing secretary Ste...

Secretary Steven Chu's Next Move

AP | MATTHEW DALY | Posted 02.22.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Energy Secretary Steven Chu will return to Stanford University after he steps down this year. Chu, a Nobel Prize-winning physicist, wil...

The Climate Post: As U.S. Carbon Dioxide Footprint Falls, Report Looks at Ways to Continue Emission Decline

Tim Profeta | Posted 08.27.2013 | Green
Tim Profeta

As Vice President Joe Biden reaffirmed the Obama Administration's commitment to combat climate change, new data indicates carbon dioxide emissions in the United States in 2012 dropped to their lowest levels since 1994.

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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Head Of U.S. Nuclear Security Agency Stepping Down

Reuters | Posted 02.20.2013 | Politics

* D'Agostino to leave National Nuclear Security Administration * Said wants to retire from federal service * Decision u...

The Appointment of Our Next Energy Secretary

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 01.16.2013 | Politics
Raymond J. Learsy

The Obama administration now has an opportunity to reposition the Energy Department as a force for national energy independence, an economic force for national security, and as a monitor and sponsor of rational energy pricing thereby husbanding a mighty engine of economic growth.

America's Increased Reliance on Saudi Oil Manifests the Bankruptcy of Obama's Energy Policies

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 10.20.2012 | Business
Raymond J. Learsy

After nearly four years in office, that the United States is even more dependent on Middle East oil is shocking testimony to the failure of the Obama Administration's energy policies.

Where's the Oversight at Nuclear Labs? Hands-Off Approach Is Recipe for Disaster

Project On Government Oversight | Posted 10.10.2012 | Green
Project On Government Oversight

As the saying goes, "The fish rots from the head down." This is certainly the case at the Y-12 National Security Complex, where an 82-year-old nun and two accomplices recently broke in, raising serious questions about the DOE's security strategy.

Has The Energy Department Gone Completely Off The Rails?

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 08.19.2012 | Politics
Raymond J. Learsy

During the course of the Obama Administration under Energy Secretary Steven Chu, the Department of Energy has almost totally abdicated its responsibility to the day-today consumers of energy. But the latest news of its flubs goes even beyond that.

"The Tesseract Is Here!"

Mark Ruffalo | Posted 08.11.2012 | Green
Mark Ruffalo

In The Avengers, everyone is fighting over the Tesseract, a source of unlimited energy. The truth is, the Tesseract is here. The Tesseract for us is the power of wind, water, and sunlight -- natural, clean, and renewable energy resources.

Jennifer Bendery

Darrell Issa Fights Subpoenas After Chastising Eric Holder For Doing The Same Thing

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 05.29.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.), who for more than seven months has been chastising Attorney General Eric Holder for failing to comply with...

Energy Secretary Chu And The Price You Are Paying For Gasoline

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 06.16.2012 | Home
Raymond J. Learsy

The price we are all paying at the pump or for heating oil was too mundane to be touched upon by Dr. Chu. A bit like leaving the aerie of the ivy covered halls of academe and getting your hands dirty on an oil rig.

Children v. Dirty Business

William S. Becker | Posted 06.11.2012 | Green
William S. Becker

On May 11, a group of children will face off against the Obama administration and the NAM, arguing that common law requires governments to protect critical natural resources on behalf of current and future generations.

Lucia Graves

Republican Lawmaker Accidentally Reveals Truth Behind Solyndra Investigation

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 03.22.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After months of investigations into Solyndra and other Department of Energy loans failed to produce a smoking gun, one Republican lawmak...

Lucia Graves

Energy Secretary Gives Himself A Grade For Department's Handling Of Oil And Gas Prices

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 03.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Energy Secretary Steven Chu said Tuesday that the Department of Energy deserves "better than an A-" for its role in reducing the price o...

Lucia Graves

Senior Dem Blasts Issa Over 'Unsubstantiated' Energy Probes

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 03.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The powerful chair of the House Oversight Committee has launched "unsubstantiated" investigations into the Department of Energy, the com...