Secretary Of Energy Uses Facebook To Review Avengers

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Steven Chu is the Secretary of Energy for the United States, he is also a Nobel Prize winner for Physics. Now he can add movie reviewer to his resume. Today he went on Facebook to talk about the movie that has made over 1 billion dollars so far.

I'm going to give everyone here a big SPOILER ALERT, because a lot of his statements about the movie might give away a little of the plot. SO if you haven't seen the movie yet, move along...nothing to see here. If you have seen the movie, then read on!

Apparently when Nobel prize winner Secretary Chu is too busy for the "the Avengers", so he talked to his "buzzing" staff about the movie. What he got from his staff was the Tesseract and how it would have real world implications to have a perpetual energy source. He also loved that the Avengers kicked ass while having 2 scientists on the team. The rest of his post is pro green energy, bad traditional energy. As an Obama appointee, what else would you expect as this has been a driving point in his administration.

Here is the entirety of the post from his Facebook page:

Steven Chu

I can rarely find the time to make it to the movies, but my staff is buzzing about The Avengers, which focuses on a new, limitless clean energy source called “The Tesseract.” In the film, there is evidently an intergalactic struggle to claim this new resource – one we can only win by relying on heroes like Captain America, Thor, Iron Man, Black Widow, and the Incredible Hulk. Naturally, the group includes a couple scientists!While the “Tesseract” may be fictional, the real-life global competition over clean energy is growing increasingly intense, as countries around the world sense a huge economic opportunity AND the opportunity for cleaner air, water, and a healthier planet. This is now a $260 billion global market, a sum that would impress even Tony Stark. According to the International Energy Agency, last year -- for the first time -- more money was invested worldwide in clean, renewable power plants than in fossil fuel power plants.Given how big the opportunity is, and how fast it is growing, it is no surprise that 80 countries have adopted policies or incentives to capture a share of the clean energy market. The good news is that we have an advantage every bit as powerful as the Incredible Hulk: Americans’ talent for entrepreneurship and innovation is unrivalled by any other country in the world. We have world-leading scientific facilities that would make Bruce Banner green with envy, and the investments we’re making today in groundbreaking new technologies can help American businesses stay ahead of the curve.Ultimately, however, the clean energy prize is still up for grabs and countries like China are competing aggressively. It’s not enough for us to simply invent the technologies of the future, we need to actually build and deploy them here as well. As President Obama noted recently, one step Congress should take immediately is to renew the expiring tax credits for clean energy – a step that will create jobs and help American companies compete. When it comes to clean energy, our motto should be: “Invented in America, Made in America, Sold Around the World.”(image)

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