Climate engineering; Why carbon capture is not enough; Making big science decisions; Measuring research benefits; Bats and human health; Boundaries for biosecurity.
Trump budget proposal: gloomy, but just a proposal.
Amitai Etzioni, Oren Etzioni
Ben Shneiderman, James Hendler
M. Granger Morgan, Parth Vaishnav, Hadi Dowlatabadi, Inês L. Azevedo
The standard benefit-cost methodology that is used to calculate marginal costs of environmental regulations should not be used for long-lasting greenhouse gases.
An embattled economist’s research shows that energy efficiency can’t solve climate change. But it is an important contributor to human progress.
If policy makers want to accelerate the transition to a low-carbon economy, they should heed the lessons of the decision sciences and take another look at nuclear energy.
Braden R. Allenby
Advanced information technologies are adding a new dimension to regional and global conflict and asymmetric warfare. The United States is an especially vulnerable target.
On highly charged issues, such as climate change and endangered species, peer review literature and public discourse are aggressively patrolled by self-appointed sheriffs in the scientific community.
Kristin Bratton Nelson
G. Pascal Zachary
Richard Van Atta