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Social Science and Environmental Policy

Summer 2012


National education standards; An incomplete view of adolescence; California: Radical carbon cuts needed?; Better STEM for all; Praise for SEMATECH; Lessons from nuclear disasters; Internet freedom: Not a foreign-policy issue

From the Hill

R&D funding receives some good news amid major uncertainty; The EPA issues new air pollution rule; key Republicans object; Senate panel considers national standards for forensic evidence; Cybersecurity bills advance in House, Senate; Federal science and technology in brief

Perspective: Getting the Most Out of Electric Vehicle Subsidies

Jeremy J. Michalek, Mikhail Chester, Constantine Samaras

Perspective: U.S. Competitiveness: The Mexican Connection

Christopher Wilson

Decisionmaking, Transitions, and Resilient Futures