Wed, 05/02/2012 - 10:36 EDT - NPR - National Public Radio (Business News)
In Private Empire, investigative journalist Steve Coll explains how ExxonMobil has used its money and power to wield significant influence in Washington, D.C., concerning issues like climate change.» E-Mail This» Add to Del.icio.us
The Washington Post has me doing a live web chat at 2:00 on the now apparently inevitable health care reform. If you wan to ask me some questions, please head over there . . . you can actually submit questions now, but the answers won't go live until 2:00.
Dan Utech, a long-time Washington insider on environmental issues, will become President Barack Obama’s top advisor on energy and climate change, a White House official said on Friday, a role that will involve tough decisions on power plants and TransCanada Corp’s Keystone XL pipeline.
The move had been widely expected after the Obama administration said earlier this month that Heather Zichal, who served five years in the position, would step down. Her last day is Friday.
President Obama outlined to Congress his $450 billion plan to add jobs Thursday night. The president said he would ask the bipartisan panel that's already charged with cutting $1.5 trillion from the deficit to find additional savings to pay for it. Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner talks to Steve Inskeep about the American Jobs Act.
Apple CEO Steve Jobs stepped down Wednesday, in a poignant letter to his board. Jobs has been battling cancer for some years. He will continue as chairman of the board.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us
The periodic table lists 118 different chemical elements. And yet, for thousands of years, humans have really, really liked one of them in particular: gold. A chemist explains.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us