Latest John Rowe Stories

2009-09-29 11:57:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- JunkScience.com issued a mock media release today spotlighting Exelon Corp.'s recent announcement that it was cancelling its membership in the U.S. Chamber of Commerce because of the Chamber's opposition to carbon dioxide emissions caps. The mock release says that Exelon quit the U.S. Chamber of Commerce over global warming to form the U.S. Chamber of Rentseeking where, according to the mock release, big businesses can forego "free...

2008-12-04 06:55:00

Some scientists are concerned that time spent online is rewiring teenage brains.   Current concerns go beyond violent video games, which often become the center of public attention.  Some researchers believe the virtual world could be affecting the way humans learn and interact with each other.Dr. Gary Small, a psychiatrist at UCLA, believes daily exposure to digital technologies can alter the way the brain functions.According to Small, the longer one spends with technology,...

2008-10-15 09:00:37

In a speech at the Economic Club of Chicago last night, Exelon Chairman and CEO John Rowe discussed with Chicago business leaders the important role of setting a new national energy policy framework, even in today's turbulent economy. Energy, he said, is an issue that will define the success of the next U.S. president and this nation through 2012 and beyond. "In three short weeks, we will know who our next president will be. He will inherit a nation with a fragile economy, a war abroad, and...

2008-09-12 09:00:46

In testimony before the U.S. Senate Energy Committee on Sept. 12, Exelon Chairman, President and CEO John Rowe will call on Congress to develop a 21st century Marshall Plan for energy, as part of a three-part plan to address the nation's energy challenges. "I believe nothing less than a comprehensive national effort for energy will put us on the right track," said Rowe. "Just as the Marshall Plan successfully rebuilt Europe after World War II, we need a comprehensive, long-term plan to...

2008-08-13 09:00:29

ConSentry Networks announced today that Taco Bueno, a casual Mexican food corporation operating in more than 190 locations across the Southern and Central U.S., is deploying ConSentry's LANShield(TM) Switch platforms and InSight Command Center as part of a network upgrade. Taco Bueno is swapping out its Cisco gear for the ConSentry solution because ConSentry provided more control and functionality for lower cost. Taco Bueno has already seen the following benefits with the upgrade: --...

2008-07-16 09:01:11

By Matthew L. Wald Exelon, the largest U.S. operator of nuclear power plants, said Tuesday that by 2020 it would cut its greenhouse gas emissions by an amount larger than its total emissions in 2008, in a bid to shape the debate on carbon dioxide rules and to get a jump on compliance. Numerous academic researchers and nonprofit groups have made proposals for cutting emissions, but the Exelon plan is an unusual public presentation devised by a company that hopes to make money in the...

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