Helping fathers be parents; Fostering economic growth; Coal facts; Reinvigorating nuclear energy; Climate and character
From the Hill
Trump budget proposal; other news.
Henry I. Miller, John J. Cohrssen
Neither the Silicon Valley nor the Washington economic paradigms are capable of addressing the economic plight of displaced and struggling workers.
A more integrated and systemic approach is needed to ensure the nation’s resilience in the face of a changing climate.
Congress has the opportunity to make this program more transparent, more cost-effective, more equitable, and more appealing to property owners.
Autonomous vehicles will change the world in ways both anticipated and entirely unexpected. New rules should be flexible while ensuring that self-driving cars are safe, broadly accessible, and avoid the worst unintended consequences.
Reconceptualizing Infrastructure in the Anthropocene
Brad Allenby, Mikhail Chester
The growing impact of human activities on all the Earth’s systems requires a concomitant change in the way we design and manage the built environment.
Martin Kenney, Shiri M. Breznitz
Dwindling financial support and ever-increasing federal and state unfunded mandates are forcing public universities to take actions that undermine the effectiveness of a vital component of the US innovation system and the nation's most powerful engine of social mobility.
Catherine E. Woteki, Sallie Keller, Sarah Nusser, Stephanie Shipp
Communities, especially small and rural ones, need to take advantage of new techniques for collecting and analyzing data to better serve their residents. Here’s a plan to help them succeed.
Book Review: Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff
Book Review: A Task for Democracy