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Saving America’s Coral Reefs

Winter 2004


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From the Hill



Establishing a Bureau of Environmental Statistics


H. Spencer Banzhaf

More data collection and analysis would greatly enhance our ability to set policy and measure its effectiveness.


A Sustainable Rationale for Human Spaceflight


John M. Logsdon

An appeal to national pride could provide the basis for a new program of solar system exploration.


America’s Coral Reefs: Awash with Problems


Tundi Agardy


Youth, Pornography, and the Internet


Dick Thornburgh, Herbert Lin

Although technology and public policy can help, social and educational strategies are the key to protecting children.


Breeding Sanity into the GM Food Debate


Jerry Cayford


Viral Trade and Global Public Health


Laura H. Kahn


Clean Air and the Politics of Coal


DeWitt John, Lee Paddock


Practical Climate Change Policy


Richard B. Stewart, Jonathan B. Wiener

A sensible middle-of-the-road alternative exists between the defective Kyoto Protocol and do-nothing policy.


New Challenges for U.S. Semiconductor Industry


William J. Spencer

With many nations taking action to strengthen high-tech industry, the United States should take steps to maintain its critical leadership.


Book Review: Society’s glue


Barbara Boyle Torrey

The Economic Implications of Social Cohesion
, by
Lars Osberg, ed..


Book Review: Saving species


Niles Eldredge

Win-Win Ecology: How the Earth's Species Can Survive in the Midst Of Human Enterprise
, by
Michael L. Rosenzweig.


Book Review: Feeding the world


Vaclav Smil

Ending Hunger in Our Lifetime: Food Security and Globalization
, by
C. Ford Runge, Benjamin Senauer, Philip G. Pardey, and Mark W. Rosegrant.


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