The Energy/Climate Complex

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

    Technology innovation: setting the right policies In “Fighting Innovation Mercantilism” (Issues, Winter 2011), Stephen Ezell has identified a truly vexing problem: the proclivity of important countries (notably China) to… Read More

From the Hill

  • From the Hill

    Obama proposes essentially flat 2012 R&D budget On February 14, the Obama administration proposed a fiscal year (FY) 2012 R&D budget of $147.9 billion, a $772 million or 0.5% increase from FY… Read More

Perspectives

Features

Real Numbers

Book Reviews

  • Urbanism in the Age of Climate Change book cover by Peter Calthorpe

    Green urbanism

    There was a stunted debate in Washington and the country in 2009 about climate change that ended the way many debates do these days: with a hung jury and no action. Yet… Read More
  • Climate Fix book cover

    Climate Politics

    Energy and innovation were major themes in the 2011 State of the Union Address. Barack Obama called for investment in “clean energy technology” to “create countless new jobs for our people.” The… Read More
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