Asian Americans in Energy, the Environment and Commerce

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  • 20 Apr 2013 11:00 AM | Jeremy Wu
    GE's Clean Energy Bet Runs Into Headwinds
    Wall Street Journal
    General Electric Co. shares are down sharply this morning, despite headlines of a 16% increase in first quarter net income. One reason why is a big downdraft in demand for the company's wind power technology and other energy infrastructure hardware.
  • 19 Apr 2013 1:43 PM | Jeremy Wu
    Senate energy committee gives Ernest Moniz thumbs-up
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology physics professor Ernest Moniz has emerged as the anti-Chuck Hagel, easily passing his first Senate test and even winning support from conservative Republicans. The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee ...
  • 19 Apr 2013 1:42 PM | Jeremy Wu
    3 Reasons You Should Fear This Chinese E-Commerce Giant
    The Motley Fool - Alibaba's takes on search with Aliyun and uses e-commerce power to beat Baidu, Google, and Qihoo.
  • 18 Apr 2013 11:02 AM | Jeremy Wu
    Clean-Energy Progress Has Stalled, IEA Says
    Wall Street Journal
    LONDONundefinedThe world has made almost no progress toward reducing the carbon content of its energy supplies in the past 20 years, despite more than $2 trillion of investment into renewable-energy projects such as wind and solar power, the International ...
  • 17 Apr 2013 10:06 AM | Jeremy Wu
    India to double renewable energy capacity by 2017: Manmohan Singh
    Economic Times
    "We have set ourselves a national target of increasing the efficiency of energy use to bring about a 20 to 25 per cent reduction in the energy intensity of our GDP by 2020," he said, adding that the Plan envisaged an expanded role for clean energy ...
  • 17 Apr 2013 10:05 AM | Jeremy Wu
    Nuclear Energy Fueling Constructive Conservations on Capitol Hill
    Nuclear energy is back in the hot seat. Two issues are causing U.S. lawmakers to ask more questions and to insist on better answers before more nuclear programs would advance: What to do in case of a nuclear accident and where to store that radioactive ...
  • 15 Apr 2013 12:36 PM | Jeremy Wu
    Though Brown touts progress, China's environmental issues persist
    Los Angeles Times
    Multimillion-dollar business deals between Chinese and California companies have been announced, and cooperation on environmental policy is pledged at every turn from top Communist Party and California officials. At night, the state is celebrated at ...
  • 11 Apr 2013 8:41 AM | Jeremy Wu
    Deputy Secretary of Commerce Blank Announces Fiscal Year 2014 ...
    U.S. Deputy Secretary of Commerce Rebecca Blank today released the Department of Commerce's fiscal year 2014 budget request, which supports President Obama's plan for an economy built to last with crucial investments in advanced ...
  • 11 Apr 2013 8:29 AM | Jeremy Wu
    Energy Journal: Shale Ripples Hit Middle East and Russia
    Wall Street Journal
    Huge increases in U.S. oil and gas output are reshaping energy markets in ways unthinkable as recently as three years ago. Crude oil is no longer being drawn to America. Natural gas is flavor of the month, every month, seemingly everywhere. The U.S. is ...
  • 10 Apr 2013 9:31 AM | Jeremy Wu
    Energy secretary nominee Ernest Moniz backs increased use of natural gas
    Washington Post
    Many U.S. energy companies are hoping to take advantage of the natural gas boom by exporting liquefied natural gas to Europe and Asia, where prices are far higher. Nearly two dozen applications have been filed to export liquefied natural gas, or LNG, ...

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