Table of Contents


Tapping Talent in a Global Economy

Spring 2009


Low carbon fuels; Unburdening science; Manufacturing revival; Flood protection; Changing the energy system; Regional climate change; Global science policy; Military restructuring

From the Hill

Economic stimulus bill provides major boost for R&D; Obama cabinet picks vow to strengthen role of science; Proposed regulatory changes under review; Democrats press action on climate change; Biological weapons threat examined; Multifaceted ocean research bill advances

Editor’s Journal: Irrational Exuberance

Kevin Finneran

Perspective: The Challenge for the Obama Administration Science Team

Michael M. Crow

Perspective: Global Warming: The Hard Road Ahead

Robert Hahn, Peter Passell

In the Zone: Comprehensive Ocean Protection