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December 19, 2008

Nobel Laureate for Energy Secretary

Aggregated from: PoliGazette

In a move that I find personally exciting as a scientist, Obama has decided to nominate, not a career politician, but a career scientist for the post of Secretary of Energy, one could happily say an “elite” scientist.  Dr. Stephen Chu is a trained biochemist and physicist who won the ...

December 14, 2008

Obama’s Energy Secretary is a Nobel Prize-winning physicist who believes in global warming

Aggregated from: England for Obama

Much as I hate using the expression “believing in global warming” - like it’s akin to believing in fairies, or something. Perhaps “who believes that global warming is man-made” is a better way of putting it. Anyway: the man hotly tipped to be named the new American ener...

December 3, 2008

France: From “Yes we Can!” to “Yes you Must!”This is a Photos postThis is a Video post

read Amazed Parisians are still reeling after discovering billboards featuring President Sarkozy, pictured as U.S. President-elect Barack Obama, after Shepard Fairey's famous poster, with the wonders working comment Yes We Can! Suzanne Lehn gives us a chronological break down of what happened and how the Yes We Can slogan became Yes We Must!

November 20, 2008

House Energy & Commerce Committee Turns Sharply Left

Aggregated from: PoliGazette

In a secret ballot vote, the House Democratic caucus has removed the Michigan Rep. John Dingell from his chairmanship of the Energy and Commerce panel in favor of California Rep. Henry Waxman.  The change may presage a shift in the House in favor of much more purist and extreme leftist views on a...

November 13, 2008

Obama Plan Could Boost US Solar Development, Demand

Aggregated from: IT News Africa

Barack Obama’s election as the next US president could usher in a new era of solar energy development in the United States, but economic difficulties may prove a barrier to some of the more expensive renewable initiatives, according to Gartner, Inc. “Demand for solar energy remains ...

November 11, 2008

The World Celebrates Obama — But A Few Countries Already Have Demands

Aggregated from: Across the Pond

Around the world, leaders have mostly greeted the election of Barack Obama with enthusiasm, some of which is routine “congratulations to the new guy” you’d get with any U.S. election and some of which is no doubt informed by exhaustion with the President Bush years and a sincere a...

November 9, 2008

Green Dreams: Environment Bloggers Weigh in on Historic Election

For envrionment bloggers around the world, hopes are high for the Obama Administration. After Obama's victory in the Presidential election last week, however, can he maintain the high expectations people have for him and his policies? This group of environment bloggers have begun ranking proposals and issues they hope Team Obama will begin tackling.

November 5, 2008

USA Election 2008 Whoever wins , we lose

Aggregated from: Forza Kuwait

Its kinda funny to see people supporting Obama or McCain in Kuwait Some are using argument that one of them is better than the other , some are still connected to the republican party ( by feeling of gratitude for Bush Sr part in liberation of Kuwait ) some liberals are still liberal , want to s...

November 4, 2008

The last day of campaigning

Aggregated from: England for Obama

Keith Olbermann and Howard Fineman look at what happened in the campaigns yesterday (clue: John McCain and Sarah Palin talked a lot about coal), and what the McCain camp have to do to win: And here was the end of Obama’s final speech yesterday, in Virginia, where he spoke to a crowd of 90,000...

November 3, 2008

Obama: Coal Industry to go Bankrupt - Video

Aggregated from: PoliGazette

Yesterday we published the audio of an interview Barack Obama gave to the San Fransisco Chronicle in January of this year. During the interview, Sen. Obama said that his energy plans would cause the prices of energy to “skyrocket” and he would put a system in place that would cause all n...