LinkedIn is launching 'influencers,' a feature that will encourage users of the professional networking site to sign up to follow the musings and advice of a panel of luminaries including Barack Obama, Mitt Romney, and Richard Branson. LinkedIn hopes the feature will help it extend its clout beyond the help-wanted market.
In an interview with CNBC, Pickens said Romney is 'better suited' to deal with the increasingly grave energy problem in the United States, according to Consumer Energy Report.
It's home-grown, plentiful, and touted as the best way to wean the US off Mideast oil. But there are limits to how far the US can tilt toward a natural gas economy.
Free enterprise flowered in the early United States as in no other nation. That made the US exceptional. In the 21st century, free enterprise has gone global. That's a good thing -- especially if other freedoms follow.
A new energy revolution – similar to shifts from wood to coal to oil – is inevitable as climate change and oil scarcity drive a global search for sustainability in power production. But even the promise of renewable energy holds drawbacks.
The American Power Act subsidizes natural gas for the trucking industry. A well-executed green conversion for the some three million trucks on road right now would not only reduce carbon emissions but add more than half-a-million green jobs to the economy.
Issues of safety and waste make way for a focus on funding.