February 11, 2013

If Not Chu, Then Who?

Bill Sweet, IEEE Spectrum


When U.S. President Barack Obama nominates successors to outgoing Energy Secretary Steven Chu and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Lisa Jackson, pundits will naturally scrutinize the biographies of the proposed successors for hints to future policy. . .

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Secretary Chu's Aggressive Parting Salvo
Bill Sweet, IEEE Spectrum
The jury is out on how effective Nobelist Steven Chu has been as Secretary of Energy, and how his tenure will be remembered. But it can be safely said that his farewell letter will go down as one of the most thorough, detailed,... more ››
February 6, 2013
3 Things We DON'T Need from Chu's Successor
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Professor Steven Chu, who was appointed Energy Secretary under as much optimism as can be imagined in late 2008, has officially resigned, a move everyone knew was coming. Except for his irrational CO2 fanaticism - an energy... more ››
February 4, 2013
Chu Is Leaving Oil Markets in Turmoil
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In his letter of resignation from the post of Energy Secretary, Chu characterized his Department as a "Department of Science, a Department of Innovation, and a Department of Nuclear Security. . ." more ››
February 5, 2013
When Steven Chu Went Nuclear
Karl Grossman, CounterPunch
Secretary of Energy Steven Chu announced his resignation last week after four years of pushing nuclear power, although he promoted energy efficiency and safe, renewable energy technologies such as solar and wind, too. . . more ››
February 4, 2013
DOE Has Lost Its Nerd in Chief
Kevin Bullis, MIT Technology Review
Today U.S. energy secretary Steven Chu announced his decision to step down. Under his leadership, the U.S. Department of Energy has changed the way it does energy research and development. He leaves behind new research... more ››