Environmental Capital - WSJ.com : Steven Chu: DOE Working to Spend Stimulus Money Faster
One of the big knocks against much of the proposed spending in the stimulus packages is that it will take years for the money to trickle into the economy. New energy secretary Steven Chu vows to make sure that doesn’t happen on his watch, and pledged to try to spend about half the department’s $35 billion to $40 billion in expected funding this year.Steig's "Corrections" « Climate Audit
In an interview with Stephen Power of The Wall Street Journal, Mr. Chu said the department’s legacy of conservative decision-making might have to be jettisoned to get that money out the door quickly.
In this period, I submit that it is clearly not the case that the "resulting differences in the reconstruction are too small to be discernable".Heliogenic Climate Change: Insanity in Britain
A new runway at Heathrow would result in every other British airport having to abandon expansion plans to meet the Government’s climate change target, a study has suggested.