Perry's view is contrary to mainstream climate science, including analyses by NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
By Matthew Daly, Associated Press
Perry — who once pledged to eliminate the department of energy — has repeatedly promised be an advocate for the agency and to protect the nation's nuclear stockpile.
By Associated Press
Perry vowed to protect scientists at the Department of Energy, but shrugged on the central tenet of climate change policy.
By Nsikan Akpan
While the Department of Defense defends us, and the Department of Treasury manages federal finances and supervises banks, the Department of Energy does not provide America’s energy.
By William H. Tobey for The Conversation
By Stephen Braun, Associated Press
Rick Perry, President-elect Donald Trump's choice for Energy secretary, has close ties to the Texas oil industry.
By Richard Lardner and Matthew Daly, Associated Press
The document offers a window into how far the incoming Trump administration may go to reverse President Barack Obama's worldview on pressing energy and climate policies. Obama's allotted more than $90 billion in stimulus money to boost the clean energy…
By Michael Biesecker, Associated Press
2015 was the second straight year U.S. investment in renewable energy projects has outpaced that of fossil fuels. Robust growth is once again predicted for this year.
By Dan Sagalyn
Designing and building nuclear bombs is one of the U.S. government’s most secretive activities. But the PBS NewsHour recently was granted unprecedented access to a number of highly classified facilities, where the world’s most destructive weapons are now being updated…
Green technology can take many forms, be it in eco-friendly light bulbs, hybrid cars, or wind turbines. It can even take the form of homework, as in the case of students competing in the Department of Energy's "Solar Decathlon."…
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