Preserving Biodiversity

Every issue explores cutting-edge developments in technology, medicine, education, climate change, and much more. Articles provide in-depth analyses of science and technology’s impact on public policy, the economy, and society—bringing today’s best minds to bear on tomorrow’s most critical topics.

Editor's Journal

Forum

  • Forum

    Strengthening U.S. competitiveness I very much enjoyed reading Debra van Opstal’s “The New Competitive Landscape” (Issues, Winter 1999). I and several of my colleagues are actively grappling with the problems of technological… Read More

From the Hill

  • From the Hill

    President’s budget would cut FY 2000 R&D spending by $1 billion Although the Clinton administration is projecting big surpluses in the federal budget in the coming years, President Clinton’s proposed fiscal year… Read More

Perspectives

Features

Book Reviews

  • The Perils of Keeping Secrets

    Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan was the chairman of a recent Commission on Protecting and Reducing Government Secrecy that provided a searching critique of the government’s system of national security classification. His new… Read More
  • Technology Policy in the European Union by John Petersen

    Collaborative R&D, European Style

    Technology Policy in the European Union describes and evaluates European public policies that promote technological innovation and specifically “collaborative efforts at the European level to promote innovation and its diffusion.” The book… Read More
  • The Promise and Peril of Environmental Justice by Christopher Foreman

    Environmental Activism

    Christopher H. Foreman, Jr., a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, argues that the promises offered by the environmental justice movement are relatively modest, whereas its perils are potentially significant. Writing in… Read More
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