Roundup 1/26

Would the $3.5 billion fund for deforestation that nations agreed to in Copenhagen actually be a good thing?

Not only is China the fastest growing scientific power, but a new analysis by the Financial Times finds that its scientific output could surpass the United States by 2020 and that nearly 9% of its papers have at least one non-Chinese coauthor.

Fission and fusion fused: an evolving hybrid technique of producing nuclear energy explored in a new report.

The National Center for Atmospheric Research in Boulder, Colorado, has appointed a new director, Roger Wakimoto.