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Officials last week revealed that the U.S. contribution to ITER could cost $3.9 billion by 2034—roughly four times the...
An experimental hepatitis B drug that looked safe in animal trials tragically killed five of 15 patients in 1993. Now,...
Using the two high-quality genomes that exist for Neandertals and Denisovans, researchers find clues to gene activity...
A new report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) concludes that humanity has done little to slow...
Astronomers have discovered an Earth-sized planet in the habitable zone of a red dwarf—a star cooler than the sun—500...
Three years ago, Jennifer Francis of Rutgers University proposed that a warming Arctic was altering the behavior of the...
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Tale of Two Reports
18 February 2009 3:40 pm
So who do you think will be more effective at getting their recommendations listened to:
1) the Natural Resources Defense Council, out with a report listing ways in which the United States and China can collaborate on climate change, mentioning renewable energy, energy efficiency, and combined research efforts
2) Harvard University's Belfer Center, with a report on energy research and the new Administration.
(Hint: Although he wasn't involved in the writing of the report, Obama science adviser John Holdren is the former head of the Belfer Center's science policy shop and started the energy research policy project that produced the document.)