Needed: better labor market data; What are middle skills?; New toxic chemical regulations; Rethinking biosecurity; Chinese technocracy; Green accounting.
Take a Deep Breath
Perspective: Science’s Role in Reducing US Racial Tensions
Thomas S. Woodson
Infrastructure and Democracy
Christopher Jones, David Reinecke
If Donald Trump follows through on his promise to invest in infrastructure, he should prioritize broad access and learn from previous efforts where public engagement enhanced social outcomes.
Unlocking Clean Energy
Many government policies now “lock in” mature clean energy technologies while blocking out innovative alternatives. Here’s a plan to transform lock-in barriers into bridges for technological succession.
Germany has made enormous investments in renewable energy. So why isn’t it on target to meet its ambitious greenhouse gas emissions goals?
Politics, capitalism, and energy poverty are combining in strange ways across India. The result looks like progress—sometimes.
Electric Vehicles: Climate Saviors, or Not?
Where electric vehicles are located and when they are recharged matters more than you might think.
Be careful what you write, especially if you uncover evidence of science distortion that upsets activists.
Daniel J. Hicks
Even for scientists, policy decisions entail much more than science.
A Technology-Based Growth Policy
Monetary and fiscal policies to stimulate the economy are no substitute for the national research and development investment needed to spur productivity growth and create high-paying, high-skill jobs.
Book Review: Anchor Management
Book Review: Listening to Patients
Book Review: Change’s Challengers
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