Dr Steve Chu and Ed Miliband; compare and contrast

It is interesting to compare and contrast (as my teachers used to ask me to do in my homework) the United Kingdom’s various energy ministers appointed by the Labour Government with President Obama’s appointment of an Energy Secretary.

Mr Obama has appointed Dr Steven Chu to run energy. Dr Chu has been a scientist all his life and was born into a family dedicated to scientific research. He clearly has won the admiration and respect of his peers by being award the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1997. He has used his fame and prestige to educate people about the importance of renewable energy, without wanting to make a dime out of his beliefs. His appointment was unanimously confirmed by the Senate. Continue reading