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  • Forum

    Electric system security “Bolstering the Security of the Electric Power System” by Alexander E. Farrell, Lester B. Lave, and Granger Morgan (Issues, Spring 2002) addresses a pressing concern. Electrical power… Read More

From the Hill

  • From the Hill

    Debate over meaning of “sound” science heats up Scientific research has played a critical but not always clear role in recent debates over energy policy, with advocates on all sides of the… Read More

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Book Reviews

  • From Abundance to Scarcity book cover

    Overfishing

    The environmental issues confronting the United States and the world are varied, huge, and often incredibly complicated: global warming, nutrient runoff and nonpoint source pollution, water quality and overuse, and so on.… Read More
  • The Economy of Nature book cover by Gretchen Daily

    Nature and Profits

    The title The New Economy of Nature seems to promise fresh insight into the economics of conservation. Regrettably, the book does not deliver. Gretchen Daily is an ecologist at Stanford University. Katherine… Read More
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