Author Archives: John Deutch

A New Strategy to Spur Energy Innovation

This article is in Ending the Inertia on Energy Policy, Winter 2008

The ETC we propose here differs fundamentally from proposals sometimes advanced for a new Manhattan or Apollo project for energy. The Manhattan and Apollo projects had solely technological purposes: the former to produce a nuclear weapon, the latter to put a human on the moon. The government was the only user of the output, there […]


This article is in Affordable National Security, Summer 2011

The climate/security nexus Richard A. Matthew has published “Is Climate Change a National Security Issue?” (Issues, Spring 2011) at just the right time. I would answer his question with a resounding “yes”; however, his piece clarifies why the emerging field of analysis on the climate/security nexus is in need of fresh thinking. The critics Matthew […]