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Economic Stimulus

Winter 2012


Forum


Creating perennial crops; Improving S&T policy; The globalization of scientific research; Catastrophe insurance; New approach to cybersecurity; More focus on occupational certificates


From the Hill


R&D funding picture continues to be mixed; House committee examines implications of Russian rocket crash; Senate committee votes to overhaul controversial education law; House members debate new National Ocean Policy; Federal science and technology in brief


Perspective: Toward a Common Wireless Market


Tolu Odumosu, Venkatesh Narayanamurti


Perspective: A Course Adjustment for Climate Talks


Ruth Greenspan Bell, Barry Blechman


Better Skills for Better Jobs


Harry J. Holzer


Revitalizing U.S. Manufacturing


Stephen Ezell


Reducing Oil Use in Transportation


Emil Frankel, Thomas Menzies


California’s Pioneering Transportation Strategy


Daniel Sperling, Mary Nichols


Blueprint for Advancing High-Performance Homes


James H. Turner Jr., Ellen Larson Vaughan


Improving Spent-Fuel Storage at Nuclear Reactors


Robert Alvarez


The Climate Benefits of Better Nitrogen and Phosphorus Management


Alan R. Townsend, Peter M. Vitousek, Benjamin Z. Houlton


Book Review: Reducing nuclear dangers


Matthew Bunn

How the End Begins: The Road to a Nuclear World War III
, by
Ron Rosenbaum.


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