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.
  • 06 Dec 2011 6:53 AM | Jeremy Wu
    S.Korea, US resume talks on nuclear energy
    AFP
    SEOUL undefined South Korea is reportedly pushing for US permission to recycle spent nuclear fuel for power generation as the two countries resumed talks to revise a 1974 pact on the use of atomic energy. The focus of the three-day talks until Thursday will ...
  • 06 Dec 2011 6:51 AM | Jeremy Wu
    World Energy Demand Growth is Cause for Economic Optimism, Says Tillerson
    MarketWatch (press release)
    Future growth in world energy demand is a cause for optimism because it will signal economic recovery and progress, Rex W. Tillerson, chairman and chief executive officer of Exxon Mobil Corporation /quotes/zigman/203975/quotes/nls/xom XOM +0.83% ...
  • 06 Dec 2011 6:47 AM | Jeremy Wu
    Yale Environment 360: CO2 Emissions in 2010 Show Biggest ...
    By Yale Environment 360
    Glen Peters, a researcher at the Center for International Climate and Environmental Research in Oslo and a leader of the Global Carbon Project, said the steep rise in emissions is evidence of a trend that portends severe climate change in the ...
  • 05 Dec 2011 8:34 PM | Jeremy Wu
    Pilot program will prepare Asians for the SES
    FederalNewsRadio.com
    By Emily Kopp With Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders representing just 3 percent of the Senior Executive Service, a pilot program seeks to prepare more Asians for the government's top ranks. The year-long program, run by the Asian American ...
  • 05 Dec 2011 12:06 PM | Jeremy Wu
    Asian Americans Celebrate Life in Fairfax County
    Patch.com
    By Sherell Williams Members of the Asian-American community came together on Saturday to celebrate Fairfax County's first Asian American Appreciation Day at the Fairfax Government Center. Hosted by the Voice of Vietnamese Americans (VVA), ...
  • 05 Dec 2011 11:54 AM | Jeremy Wu
    An unfair fight for renewable energies
    Washington Post
    More energy from the sun hits Earth in one hour than all the energy consumed on our planet in an entire year. In those terms, it is absurd that our federal government spends tens of billions of dollars annually subsidizing the oil industry, ...
  • 05 Dec 2011 11:49 AM | Jeremy Wu
    Eye on Earth Enables Cloud-Based Environmental Data Sharing ...
    Microsoft News Center
    The European Environment Agency, Esri and Microsoft launch new online community and application development platform.
  • 05 Dec 2011 11:46 AM | Jeremy Wu
    Power Plants with Environmental Protection Devices will Benefit from the ...
    DigitalJournal.com (press release)
    In Sep. this year, the Ministry of Environmental Protection released a new Air Pollutant Emission Standard for Coal Fired Power Plants, which put forward a NOx emission standard more stringent than ever. The 100mg/m3 emission standard is more ...
  • 04 Dec 2011 8:42 AM | Jeremy Wu
    Renewable energy: US probe 'protectionism,' China says
    Christian Science Monitor
    Renewable energy flap with China escalates as US panel agrees to investigate complaints that Chinese solar panels are unfairly priced. Renewable energy is flash point in US-China trade relations. By Associated Press / December 3, 2011 In this photo ...
  • 04 Dec 2011 8:37 AM | Jeremy Wu
    This Is a Big Deal
    New York Times
    By THOMAS L. FRIEDMAN IN many ways, President Obama has been a disappointment on energy and the environment. He has been completely missing in action on the climate debate. His decision to block his own Environmental Protection Agency from setting new ...

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