Asian Americans in Energy, the Environment and Commerce

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This blog contains selected news and related issues about Asian Americans, energy, environment, and commerce. AE2C members are encouraged to post their articles and topics.  To express your topics of interest, please send us an email to info@ae2c.org.
  • 09 Dec 2011 7:26 AM | Jeremy Wu
    U.S. Can Maintain Top Economic Spot With Innovation, Corporate Heads Say
    U.S. News & World Report (blog)
    "The US, on every scale, is better at innovation and better at entrepreneurship than the Chinese. But the Chinese are working fast on that," he says. He says many North American firms don't understand that they still lead the world in designing and ...
  • 09 Dec 2011 7:24 AM | Jeremy Wu
    Energy Department's Renewable 'Investments' in Pictures
    By Lachlan Markay
    An infographic breaking down the Energy Department's $36 billion in renewable energy investments.
  • 09 Dec 2011 7:23 AM | Jeremy Wu
    Energy 'fracking' boom tainted by EPA finding contaminants
    msnbc.com
    ... drilling for oil and natural gas appears to be the cause of groundwater pollution in a central Wyoming town, the US Environmental Protection Agency said Thursday in its first statement implicating what proponents see as the next great energy boom. ...
  • 09 Dec 2011 7:21 AM | Jeremy Wu
    Energy Consumption to Rise 32% Worldwide by 2040, Exxon Says
    BusinessWeek
    8 (Bloomberg) -- Global energy consumption will rise 32 percent by 2040, as population growth drives demand for fuels to run power plants, trains, trucks and airplanes, Exxon Mobil Corp. said. India will lead the growth as energy use in the south Asian ...
  • 09 Dec 2011 7:19 AM | Jeremy Wu
    State Department unveils new super-office: economics, energy, and the environment
    Foreign Policy
    The State Department formally rolled out a new plan today for how it will tackle economic, energy, and environmental issues -- by combining them all into one bureaucratic structure. Undersecretary Bob Hormats is the leader of the newly expanded "E" ...
  • 08 Dec 2011 6:53 AM | Jeremy Wu
    Innovation and green energy around the world
    Washington Post (blog)
    China squeezed past America in November 2011 to become the top wind-power producer, with an installed capacity of 45 gigawatts, compared with the 44 gigawatts in the US A handful of corn is shown before it is processed at the Tall Corn Ethanol plant, ...
  • 08 Dec 2011 6:51 AM | Jeremy Wu
    At Global Climate Talks, The US and China Are Divided As Ever
    Huffington Post
    At the moment, China and the US don't see eye to eye, and they aren't likely to anytime soon. This is true despite China's having set the meetings in Durban atwitter earlier this week, by suggesting that it would be "willing to bear the obligations of ...
  • 08 Dec 2011 6:47 AM | Jeremy Wu
    Buffett investment in California solar farm could boost industry
    Los Angeles Times
    MidAmerican Energy Holdings agrees to buy a photovoltaic farm in San Luis Obispo County. The investment by Warren Buffett could signal that 'it's time to take solar power seriously.' Warren Buffett's MidAmerican Energy Holdings has agreed to buy a ...
  • 08 Dec 2011 6:46 AM | Jeremy Wu
    Vedanta, Cairn Energy Complete Cairn India Transaction
    Wall Street Journal
    By ALEX MACDONALD LONDON -- India-focused Vedanta Resources PLC said Thursday it has completed the final purchase of a 30% stake in Indian oil and gas exploration company Cairn India Ltd. from UK-listed Cairn Energy PLC. A security guard stands in ...
  • 08 Dec 2011 6:42 AM | Jeremy Wu
    China's pollution data shrouded in official fog
    Atlanta Journal Constitution
    "If people know what their air is like, they are more likely to take action," said Wang Qiuxia, a researcher at local environment group Green Beagle, who shows interested residents how to test pollution on a locally made monitoring machine. ...

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