January 24, 2013

It's Not DOE That Drives Energy Policy

Nick Cunningham, AOL Energy


With Secretary of Energy Steven Chu set to depart his post in the coming weeks, many are watching for clues as to who President Obama will pick to be his successor. Some hope for a more industry-friendly pick, such as Duke Energy's CEO Jim Rogers. . .

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January 23, 2013
Why Has Saudi Arabia Cut Its Oil Output?
Jared Anderson, AOL Energy
The world's most influential oil producer, Saudi Arabia, reduced its oil production towards the end of 2012, causing many to conclude the Kingdom sought to reinforce global oil prices, but the Internal Energy Agency has a... more ››
It appears increasingly likely that Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez will not return to power following his latest cancer treatment in December and analysts are considering the implications of a post-Chavez regime for one of... more ››
January 21, 2013
Ken Salazar's Unfinished Business
Robert Semple, New York Times
The Obama administration will soon lose three of its most public-spirited and progressive players on environmental policy. Lisa Jackson made great strides on climate and clean air issues as head of the Environmental Protection... more ››
January 21, 2013
Farewell to Obama's "Green Dream Team"
Kate Sheppard, Mother Jones
Another member of President Barack Obama's cabinet is on his way out the door. On Thursday night, Bloomberg News reported that Energy Secretary Steven Chu is planning to leave the Obama administration. The Nobel Prize winner... more ››
January 22, 2013
An Energy Action List for a 2nd Obama Term
David Blackmon, Forbes
This being inauguration week, it’s a good time to talk about the kinds of moves we’d like to see President Obama make in his second term related to energy policy.  Not being a fan of central planning, this wish list will... more ››