A shale boom in the U.S. that’s led to lower natural gas prices and higher energy efficiency will act as a bridge to cleaner burning fuels, Carol Browner, a former Environmental Protection Agency head, said today.
The last time Masao Namiki bought machinery for his company, Emperor Hirohito had just died, Japanese investors took the Rockefeller Center as a trophy, and a new central bank chief was about to prick the bubble economy. It was 1989.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is championing a U.S.-led global effort to thwart HIV/AIDS, even as the Obama administration pursues trade policies that critics warn will curtail access to life-saving drugs.
A labor dispute between Canada and its diplomats will hinder government efforts to lobby the U.S. for approval of TransCanada Corp.’s Keystone XL pipeline, the head of the foreign-service workers’ union said.
The first time George Heinlein met with Iraqi officials to discuss building sports stadiums, he arrived without a translator and endured almost an hour of discussion in Arabic -- none of which he understood.