Climate protesters ejected from Houston energy conference

Business Mar 14, 2019

Climate protesters ejected from Houston energy conference

Protesters tried to interrupt the biggest U.S. energy conference, holding signs and using a microphone to shout "Climate Change is Genocide." It's the first time in recent memory that environmental activists have made their presence felt at the CERAWeek by IHS Markit conference in Houston, ...

Business Mar 17, 2017

Stability of ailing Westinghouse parent Toshiba is vital, U.S. tells Japan

U.S. Cabinet members told Japanese industry minister Hiroshige Seko on Thursday that the United States regards the fiscal stability of Toshiba Corp., the ailing parent company of Westinghouse Electric Co., as extremely important. Speaking to reporters after separate talks with Energy Secretary Rick Perry and ...

Rick Perry a leading candidate for U.S. energy post: source

World / Politics Dec 12, 2016

Rick Perry a leading candidate for U.S. energy post: source

Rick Perry, who proposed eliminating the U.S. Energy Department during his unsuccessful bid for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination, has emerged as a leading candidate to head the agency under President-elect Donald Trump, a transition official said on Sunday. Democratic U.S. Senators Heidi Heitkamp of ...