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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 ...

This Just In: Adults Put Back in Charge at DOE

Josh Nelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Josh Nelson

For the past eight years our energy and environmental policies have been run by children. All of that is set to change with the welcome news of Obama's apparent new Energy Secretary, Steven Chu.

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...