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Obama's Choices for Energy-Environment Signal New Direction

Article: Obama's Choices for Energy-Environment Signal New Direction

CHICAGO, Illinois, December 15, 2008 (ENS) – “The team that I have assembled here today is uniquely suited to meet the great challenges of this defining moment,” President-elect Barack Obama said at a Chicago press conference today announcing his nominees for the top officials who will lead his administration on the intertwined sectors of energy…

U.S. National Labs Probe Abrupt Climate Change

Article: U.S. National Labs Probe Abrupt Climate Change

BERKELEY, California, September 22, 2008 (ENS) – Abrupt and rapid climate change is a threat that the federal government has just decided to take seriously. Scientists from six national laboratories have been assigned to a new project that will undertake to define possible mechanisms of abrupt climate change well enough to build comprehensive computer models…