Asian Americans in Energy, the Environment and Commerce

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  • 14 Dec 2011 10:00 PM | Jeremy Wu
    Environmental commish consulting lawyers over Kyoto pullout
    Montreal Gazette
    By Jason Fekete, Postmedia News December 13, 2011 Canada's Environment Minister Peter Kent leaves after announcing that Canada will formally withdraw from the Kyoto protocol on climate change, on Parliament Hill in Ottawa December 12, 2011. ...
  • 14 Dec 2011 9:52 PM | Jeremy Wu
    WASHINGTON – China's Commerce Ministry announced today it will levy tariffs on ...
    Detroit Free Press
    According to the US-China Business Council, the US exported $4.5-billion worth of vehicles to China in 2010, an increase of over 134% from the previous year. The ministry said US car makers, including General Motors and Chrysler Group, ...
  • 13 Dec 2011 6:59 AM | Jeremy Wu
    Darker clouds over world trade
    China Daily
    And if it harms China's growth it will also harm the growth of other nations - including the advanced economies. The author is research director of international business at India, China and America Institute, an independent think tank in the US and ...
  • 13 Dec 2011 6:57 AM | Jeremy Wu
    Could Chinese Shale Mean the End of US Shale Gas Boom?
    International Business Times
    The news was met with some trepidation, fostering fears among US players that a strong Chinese domestic natural gas industry will cut global demand for liquified natural gas and natural gas exports -- effectively killing the US shale gas boom. ...
  • 13 Dec 2011 6:56 AM | Jeremy Wu
    RPT-China quietly finds niche in US shale oil boom
    Over the last two years, the price of higher-grade ceramic proppants in China has gone up by 60 percent to $800 a ton, industry sources say. "The inflation things that are happening in China, most Americans don't understand, but it is large," Gary ...
  • 13 Dec 2011 6:51 AM | Jeremy Wu
    Share environment data for shared world
    The National
    Fatima Al Marzouqi / The National ABU DHABI // The key to solving the world's climate problems is to share environmental data internationally, leading experts said yesterday. Industry leaders from around the world are in the capital for the four-day ...
  • 12 Dec 2011 7:14 AM | Jeremy Wu
    Japan Group to Build Smart Power Grids That Treat Energy Like Network Data
    By Jay Alabaster, IDG News Using concepts from IT and networking, a Japanese consortium plans to develop large-scale energy grids that will handle power the way the Internet handles data, using "routers" and "service providers" to efficiently manage ...
  • 11 Dec 2011 9:32 AM | Jeremy Wu
    Long-term energy boom beginning | Peak Oil News and Message ...
    By admin
    According to data from the U.S. Energy Information Agency (EIA), U.S. oil production peaked at 9.6 million barrels, and despite shortterm reversals, has been in constant decline to 4.95 million barrels per day by 2008. But, today we see oil ...
  • 11 Dec 2011 9:28 AM | Jeremy Wu
    Editorial: Who said green was easy? Solyndra, Volt shouldn't discourage public ...
    Detroit Free Press
    Republicans on the House Energy and Commerce Committee spent much of November probing the Obama administration's decision to invest in Solyndra, a Silicon Valley-based solar panel manufacturer. The company sought bankruptcy protection in September ...

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