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The Need for Geoengineering Research

Fall 2010


Forum


University futures; Science's influence; Can geoengineering be green?; Mineral reserves; Transforming conservation; Intelligent transportation; Personal health records


From the Hill


House approves bill to reform offshore oil drilling; Senate committee approves competitiveness bill; GAO investigates genetic test companies; House, Senate committees lay out plans for NASA's future; Federal science and technology in brief


Editor’s Journal: Goddam Humans


Kevin Finneran


Perspective: The Dismal State of Biofuels Policy


C. Ford Runge, Robbin S. Johnson


Perspective: Reinventing Technology Assessment


Richard E. Sclove


Is the Smart Grid Really a Smart Idea?


Marc Levinson


Where Are the Health Care Entrepreneurs?


David M. Cutler


The Need for Climate Engineering Research


Ken Caldeira, David W. Keith


Transforming Education in the Primary Years


Lisa Guernsey, Sara Mead


Strengthening Global Nuclear Governance


Justin Alger, Trevor Findlay


Nuclear Waste Disposal: Showdown at Yucca Mountain


Luther J. Carter, Lake H. Barrett, Kenneth C. Rogers


Book Review: Costly water


Martin W. Lewis

Bottled and Sold: The History Behind Our Obsession with Bottled Water
, by
Peter H. Gleick.


Book Review: Drug Kingpin


Henry I. Miller

Reputation and Power: Organizational Image and Pharmaceutical Regulation at the FDA
, by
Daniel Carpenter.


Book Review: Technophilia’s big tent


Edward Tenner

What Technology Wants
, by
Kevin Kelly.


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