Asian Americans in Energy, the Environment and Commerce

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  • 07 Dec 2011 7:20 AM | Jeremy Wu
    US has more elected, appointed Asian American officials than ever
    UC Los Angeles
    By David K. Yoo December 06, 2011 Category: Research More Asian Pacific Americans hold public office in the United States than at any other time in US history, a sign of the community's growing engagement with the political process, according to a ...
  • 07 Dec 2011 7:18 AM | Jeremy Wu
    Foul or Fair: US Solar Firms Debate China Solar Subsidies
    Is unfair competition from China driving US solar manufacturers out of business? In a preliminary decision Friday, the International Trade Commission found that Chinese imports are hurting the US solar industry. But US solar companies are far from ...
  • 07 Dec 2011 7:15 AM | Jeremy Wu
    Georgia's hottest export: Chopsticks!
    Inspired by his Asian background, an American entrepreneur is turning central Georgia into a fast-growing, job-creating region that makes four million sets of the utensils each week. Jae Lee, a US citizen originally from South Korea, says his company ...
  • 07 Dec 2011 7:14 AM | Jeremy Wu
    Schwarzenegger for Energy Secretary | GoozNews
    By GoozNews
    The American Council on Renewable Energy, which is an umbrella lobbying and trade group for the wind, solar, geothermal and biomass industries, last night ...
  • 07 Dec 2011 7:12 AM | Jeremy Wu
    Fukushima crisis raises nuclear energy costs to level on par with thermal ...
    Mainichi Daily News
    1 Nuclear Power Plant is expected to boost the cost of nuclear energy to levels on par with those for energy produced by thermal power plants, a development that is likely to prompt the government to seek a fine balance between costs, stable supply and ...
  • 07 Dec 2011 7:09 AM | Jeremy Wu
    Gingrich's environmental proposals include altering climate with giant mirrors
    Daily Caller
    (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle) Republicans may not be known for being concerned about the environment, but former House Speaker Newt Gingrich is evidence to the contrary. His hobby, he says, is studying “dinosaurs and other fossils. ...
  • 07 Dec 2011 7:06 AM | Jeremy Wu
    China Commerce Official: China Faces Tough Challenges In Global Trade
    Wall Street Journal
    BEIJING (Dow Jones)--China will face tough challenges in global trade next year, Wang Shouwen, director of the Foreign Trade Department of the Ministry of Commerce, said Wednesday. Speaking at a press briefing, Wang said export growth has been slowing ...
  • 06 Dec 2011 7:04 AM | Jeremy Wu
    Wind Energy Breakthrough: Japan Designs New Wind Turbine With ...
    By (Energy Digital)
    A new type of wind turbine has been designed in Japan which could make wind power as cheap as fossil fuels. The new design is said to be three times more.
  • 06 Dec 2011 7:00 AM | Jeremy Wu
    New wave of ocean energy to be trialed off the coast of Australia
    BioPower Systems' bioWAVE is a wave power technology, inspired by the swaying motions of kelp plants.
  • 06 Dec 2011 6:57 AM | Jeremy Wu
    Solar Energy Rebates in Jeopardy
    MyFox Phoenix
    PHOENIX - Solar energy has been billed as the future for Arizona, but ask anyone in the solar industry and they'll tell you times are tough. With so much sunshine in Arizona, you'd never guess the solar industry may be experiencing its roughest time in ...

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