The 2013 State of the Union Address (Enhanced Version)

The President: Please, everybody have a seat. Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, members of Congress, fellow Americans: Fifty-one years ago, John F. Kennedy declared to this chamber that “the Constitution makes us not “rivals for power but partners for progress.” (applause) “It is my task,” he said, “to report the State of the Union — […]

China’s Nuclear Boom | China’s Future MEGAPROJECTS: Part 7

Another answer is nuclear power, which is much less controversial in China because of its prodigious demand for electricity–and the inability of its people to mount any real challenges to the government’s plans. Mainland China currently has 31 nuclear power reactors in operation, and another 24 under construction. Compare this to the United States, which […]

President Obama on America’s Clean Power Plan

(music) The President: Our climate is changing. It’s changing in ways that threaten our economy, our security, and our health. This isn’t opinion; it’s fact, backed up by decades of carefully collected data and overwhelming scientific consensus. And it has serious implications for the way that we live now. We can see it and we […]

Top 10 Energy Sources of the Future

It’s a really exciting time to be alive. We have a front row seat to the only known transformation of a world powered by dirty fossil fuels, to a planet that gets its energy from renewable, clean sources. It’s going to happen just once, right now. These are the top 10 potential energy sources of […]