Budget doubling defended; Innovating for innovation; Better environmental treaties; Managing military reform; Not just for kids; Science and foreign policy; Biotech regulation; Research on patents; Yes to an RPS
Research funding flat in 2009 as budget stalls; NASA funding boost authorized; Climate change proposals multiply; Big boost in energy R&D funding supported
Michael M. Crow
Shawn Lawrence Otto, Sheril Kirshenbaum
Gerald E. Galloway, Donald F. Boesch, Robert R. Twilley
Practical Pieces of the Energy Puzzle: Climate Change: Think Globally, Assess Regionally, Act Locally
Charles F. Kennel
Daniel Sperling, Sonia Yeh
The most direct and effective policy for transitioning to low-carbon alternative transportation fuels is to spur innovation with a comprehensive performance standard for upstream fuel producers.
A regulatory system that rewards energy companies for innovations that boost efficiency can appeal to environmentalists and industry alike.
Christopher Evans, Lynette Cheah, Anup Bandivadekar, John Heywood
The answer may require looking beyond CAFE standards and implementing other consumer-oriented policy options to wean drivers away from past habits.
Helping moderate-income households invest in energy-efficient cars, appliances, and home retrofits would benefit financially struggling families as well as the U.S. economy.