global warmingThe Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI) is suing the Obama Administration for inadequate disclosure of its clean energy "Cap-and-Trade" plans.

Steven ChuA few weeks ago, Energy Secretary Steven Chu surprised a National Public Radio interviewer with an unequivocal endorsement of nuclear power. In answer to a question about his choice of living near a coal-fired or a nuclear-powered plant where electricity is generated, he responded, “If you look at the difference between a coal plant down the river and a nuclear power plant, personally I’d rather be living near a nuclear power plant. There’s less of the pollution we know about that is dangerous. Nuclear power has a record in the United States that is very, very good.”

oil rigIf oil industry discoveries continue at this year’s current pace, 2009 will see the highest number of new finds in nine years.

Lunar surfaceNASA’s Moon Mineralogy Mapper (M3) has verified an discovery important for the future of manned space flight: there is water on the Moon. According to a NASA news release:

Hu JintaoAs the upcoming United Nations Climate Change Conference looms nearer, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is stepping up the pressure for drastic action in Copenhagen, and the United States and China appear poised to help lead the way.

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