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    1. January 7, 2013

      Contenders for Obama’s top jobs

      Treasury: Tim Geithner has clearly signalled his intention to step down as Treasury secretary at the end of Mr Obama’s first...

    2. March 1, 2012

      Israel to test improved missile system

      Israel is set to test an improved version of its anti-ballistic missile system “in the near future”, signalling the...

    1. August 11, 2011

      US panel warns of shale gas backlash

      Shale gas production in the US is threatened by public opposition that will grow unless the industry’s environmental impacts...

    2. June 23, 2011

      Oil reserves release shocks markets

      Oil prices dropped more than 7 per cent after western nations released the biggest amount of oil from their emergency...

    3. April 18, 2011

      Obama’s green credentials tarnished

      Ask proponents of clean energy what the Obama administration’s biggest policy achievement has been to date, and they will...

    4. March 20, 2011

      US signals review of reactor sites

      The US is cautiously optimistic that the worst of the nuclear crisis in Japan may be over, Steven Chu, the energy secretary...

    5. March 17, 2011

      US nuclear official outlines Japan threat

      The chief US nuclear safety official offered a dire assessment of the nuclear threat facing Japan, claiming there was no...

    6. March 16, 2011

      Nuclear power: Too hot to handle

      Ever since the earthquake and tsunami struck the eastern seaboard of Japan last Friday, the eyes of the world have been on...

    7. March 16, 2011

      Obama remains commited to nuclear revival

      The Obama administration still strongly supports a resurgence in the US nuclear power industry, said Steven Chu, energy...

    8. March 8, 2011

      Beijing prepares to welcome ‘returning son’

      He may not speak Mandarin Chinese but when Gary Locke, US commerce secretary, presents his credentials in Beijing as the new...

    9. November 14, 2010

      Ireland aims to capitalise on wave power

      The storm that battered west Ireland last week provided a ready reminder of a natural resource that Ireland hopes will be...

    10. October 25, 2010

      Bridging the gap: new uses for management skills

      Building cultural bridges: Alice Mong, director of the Museum of Chinese in America “Education has always been a great...

    11. October 5, 2010

      White House puts back its solar panels

      With his climate change strategy in tatters, President Barack Obama will take the symbolic step of reinstalling solar panels...

    12. July 14, 2010

      BP forced to delay tests on leaking well

      BP suffered a further setback in its attempts to stem its leaking well in the Gulf of Mexico on Tuesday night, when...

    13. July 2, 2010

      BP: The inside story

      BP chief executive Tony Hayward (centre) with (from left) BP America president Lamar McKay and managing director for the...

    14. June 16, 2010

      High-level tensions behind the clean-up effort

      Tensions between BP and the US administration - to be on show at the highest levels today in a meeting between Barack Obama,...

    15. June 15, 2010

      High-level tensions behind the clean-up effort

      Tensions between BP and the US administration – to be on show at the highest levels on Tuesday in the meeting between...

    16. May 14, 2010

      BP concedes it faces 'big challenge' to win hearts and minds

      It is 7pm at BP's crisis centre in Houston, Texas, and two masseuses in royal blue scrubs are giving chair massages to those...

    17. May 13, 2010

      BP’s Hayward in ‘battle’ for hearts and minds

      It is 7pm at BP’s crisis centre in Houston, Texas, and two masseuses in royal blue scrubs are giving chair massages to those...

    18. April 5, 2010

      World Diary

      TODAYCzech Republic surveyed The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development publishes economic surveys of three...

    19. March 17, 2010

      Find a way to leave coal in the ground

      From Mr Roy Morrison. Sir, The enthusiasm for shale gas reflects, in part, a misplaced longing for the good old days of...

    20. February 22, 2010

      Oil geopolitics shifts as China taps Saudi crude

      Saudi Arabia's oil exports to the US last year sank below 1m barrels a day for the first time in two decades just as China's...

    21. February 22, 2010

      Saudi oil flows east as demand in Asia grows

      When world oil producers and consumers convened in Jeddah for an emergency summit in June 2008, Samuel Bodman, then US...

    22. February 21, 2010

      Saudi oil flows east as Asian demand rises

      When world oil producers and consumers convened in Jeddah for an emergency summit in June 2008, Samuel Bodman, then US...

    23. February 21, 2010

      China taps more Saudi crude than US

      The shift in strategy is not expected to weaken the political relationship between the US and Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia’s...

    24. February 19, 2010

      A changing corporate climate

      Yvo de Boer, the UN’s top climate change official, gave a telling explanation for his decision this week to resign and join...

    25. February 18, 2010

      'We can pass this green bill'

      Steven Chu, the Nobel prize-winning physicist, is fast discovering that science is not enough when it comes to winning the...

    26. February 17, 2010

      US energy chief struggles to shift debate

      Steven Chu describes the ‘Climategate’ data controversy as ‘a little wart on the overall amount of information’ Steven Chu,...

    27. February 17, 2010

      FT interview transcript: Steven Chu

      The FT's Lionel Barber, Edward Luce and Anna Fifield sat down with Steven Chu, the Nobel prize-winning physicist who became...

    28. January 29, 2010

      Obamatomic

      America’s last president may have called it “nook-yuh-lur energy” but he and the Republican party were seen as the...

    29. The World

      November 17, 2009

      Obama plays trump cards in Beijing

      By Geoff Dyer, FT China bureau chief Barack Obama’s efforts to reach out to ordinary Chinese on his Asia tour may have...

    30. November 4, 2009

      Coal still fires China in spite of efforts on emissions

      The Copenhagen talks on climate change could have become a diplomatic disaster for China. Now the biggest emitter of carbon...

    31. November 3, 2009

      Climate of opinion

      Glass ceiling: solar roof panels at the Solarsiedlung solar settlement, Freiburg, Germany Every great change in living...

    32. October 28, 2009

      US stands to lose out on clean energy, warns Chu

      The US stands to miss out on a multi-billion dollar market in clean energy technologies unless it acts quickly to catch up...

    33. October 28, 2009

      Chu urges action on clean energy

      The US stands to miss out on a multi-billion dollar market in clean energy technologies unless it acts quickly to catch up...

    34. October 27, 2009

      Chu warns on clean technologies funding gap

      The US stands to miss out on a multi-billion dollar market in clean energy technologies unless it acts quickly to catch up...

    35. October 27, 2009

      More funds needed to reach targets, says Deutsche

      Almost $3,000bn in additional investment would be needed by 2020 to meet targets for reducing greenhouse gas emissions set...

    36. October 26, 2009

      More funds needed for green targets

      Almost $3,000bn in additional investment would be needed by 2020 to meet targets for reducing greenhouse gas emissions set...

    37. October 20, 2009

      BP's boffins

      BP has hired another brainy American physicist to fill the role of chief scientist after Steve Koonin left to be President...

    38. October 13, 2009

      Chu aiming for carbon capture within a decade

      The US wants to have technology for coal-fired power stations to capture and store their carbon dioxide emissions ready for...

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