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Steven Chu Quotes

Since I walked in the door as secretary of energy, Ive been doing everything in our powers to do what we can to reduce these gas prices ... So, of course we dont want the price of gasoline to go up; we want it to go down.
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I approached the bulk of my schoolwork as a chore rather than an intellectual adventure.

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At Rochester, I came with the same emotions as many of the entering freshman: everything was new, exciting and a bit overwhelming, but at least nobody had heard of my brothers and cousins.

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While we cannot accurately predict the course of climate change in the coming decades, the risks we run if we don't change our course are enormous. Prudent risk management does not equate uncertainty with inaction.

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For the better part of my last semester at Garden City High, I constructed a physical pendulum and used it to make a "precision" measurement of gravity. The years of experience building things taught me skills that were directly applicable to the construction of the pendulum. Twenty-five years later, I was to develop a refined version of this measurement using laser-cooled atoms in an atomic fountain interferometer.

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I called my mother up when they announced the Nobel Prize, waiting until 7 in the morning. She said, That's nice - and when are you going to see me next?

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Just refrigerator efficiency saves more energy than all that we're generating from renewables, excluding hydroelectric power ... I cannot impress upon you how important energy efficiency is. It doesn't mean you eat lukewarm food and your beers are lukewarm. You can still have it; you just make a better thing

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Sustainable energy is the equivalent of the U.S. moon shot.

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Coal is My Worst Nightmare.

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If other countries don't impose a cost on carbon, then we will be at a disadvantage ... we would look at considering perhaps duties that would offset that cost.

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