Asian Americans in Energy, the Environment and Commerce

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  • 21 May 2013 10:34 AM | Jeremy Wu
    EXCLUSIVE: Organized labor to oppose President Obama's nomination of ...
    New York Daily News
    Organized labor will break its silence and oppose President Obama's nominee for Commerce Secretary, Chicago's Penny Pritzker, the Daily News has learned. The decision stems from long-standing grievances with labor practices at the Hyatt Hotels chain, ...
  • 21 May 2013 10:33 AM | Jeremy Wu
    Mobile Commerce Worth $4.29 Billion in Q1 in China, But One Company ...
    Tech in Asia
    We know that mobile commerce in China was worth $7.8 billion in 2012 – and is expected to rise to $41.4 billion in 2015 – but who are the biggest e-commerce brands among the nation's mobile shoppers? New statistics from iResearch give us that answer ...
  • 19 May 2013 8:13 AM | Jeremy Wu
    CAPAC Celebrates Asian Pacific American Heritage Month
    The Rafu Shimpo
    Members of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus at an APA Heritage Month ceremony held May 8 at the U.S. Capitol on May 8 (from left): Sen. Brian Schatz, Rep. Grace Napolitano, Rep. Mike Honda, Rep. Judy Chu, Rep. Madeleine Bordallo ...
  • 18 May 2013 11:58 AM | Jeremy Wu
    All In on Energy Policy
    U.S. News & World Report
    Instead of fretting about a scarcity of energy, the United States is now grappling with how to manage a vast abundance of energy resources, thanks to the discovery of large deposits of natural gas and crude oil. In "The Power Surge: Energy, Opportunity ...
  • 18 May 2013 11:57 AM | Jeremy Wu
    Energy Department approves expanded LNG exports
    Washington Post
    The Energy Department gave a terminal near Freeport, Tex., permission Friday to ship liquefied natural gas to Japan, providing a new outlet for rising U.S. production of shale gas despite qualms of environmentalists and many domestic manufacturers.
  • 18 May 2013 11:55 AM | Jeremy Wu
    Table Talk: What We Can Do To Help The Environment - Huffington Post
    Huffington Post
    Last week, the earth hit an environmental milestone that has climate scientists very concerned. One of the things that the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Mauna Loa Observatory is responsible for is measuring the amount of carbon ...
  • 18 May 2013 11:52 AM | Jeremy Wu
    Fracking Might Be Worse for the Environment Than We Think
    U.S. News & World Report
    But we don't really know what the impact of hydraulic fracturing has on the environment, according to a new paper, published in Science magazine Thursday, that examines the potential effects of fracking on groundwater in Pennsylvania's Marcellus region.
  • 17 May 2013 9:04 AM | Jeremy Wu
    Senate unanimously confirms Energy nominee Ernest Moniz
    Washington Post
    WASHINGTON undefined Physicist Ernest Moniz won unanimous Senate confirmation Thursday to be the nation's new energy secretary. Moniz, 68, a professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, replaces Steven Chu, who served as energy secretary in ...
  • 16 May 2013 12:58 PM | Jeremy Wu
    Climate research nearly unanimous on human causes, survey finds
    The Guardian
    A survey of thousands of peer-reviewed papers in scientific journals has found 97.1% agreed that climate change is caused by human activity. Authors of the survey, published on Thursday in the journal Environmental Research Letters, said the finding of ...
  • 14 May 2013 9:15 AM | Jeremy Wu
    John, Cameron have seats at Obama's table
    Washington Post
    Commerce Department General Counsel Cameron Kerry undefined brother of Secretary of State John Kerry undefined will become acting secretary of commerce when the outgoing acting secretary, Rebecca Blank, leaves at the end of this month. This may be the first time ...

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