Category: Energy

Defining Success Downward?

My new post at the Energy Collective looks at Stephen Chu’s record promoting alternative energy at the Department of Energy: In his letter of resignation as Secretary of Energy, Steven Chu pointedly rebutted those who have focused attention on the bankruptcies of Solyndra and several other companies given large loans by the Department of Energy.

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New Post At The Energy Collective: Would a North American Energy Pact Lead to Energy Independence?

“Screw the Canadians and be good to the Venezuelans.” So Richard Nixon advised his aides in 1970. This was about oil; the Canadians were not doing what U.S. officials wanted. So screw them. Forty-two years later, the situation is quite different. Mitt Romney wants to fully embrace Canadian crude oil so that we no longer

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