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Items tagged: energy

U.S.-China Clean Energy Announcements

Today, President Barack Obama and President Hu Jintao announced a far-reaching package of measures to strengthen cooperation between the United States and China on clean energy.  Attached are six fact sheets on the U.S-China clean energy announcements. 

President-Elect Obama Announces Environment and Energy Team

Steven Chu: Next Energy Secretary!

Various news reports have confirmed that Nobel prize winning physicist and director of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Steven Chu is President-Elect Obama's choice for Secretary of Energy. If chosen, Chu would one of the only people to hold the position with direct professional experience with energy and related issues (as opposed to the career politicians who typically have held the position). Chu has also been particularly outspoken on the need to develop alternative energy sources and to fight global warming.