Daily Archives: January 15, 2010

Revisiting Presidential Transition recommendations on climate change assessment and preparedness

As the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy brings Katharine Jacobs on board as assistant director for climate adaptation and assessment, we revisit recommendations we submitted in November 2008 to the Presidential Transition Team for OSTP, calling for … Continue reading

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Condemnation of mountaintop removal coal mining: A good example of citizen-scientist action

An article in Science in which the authors conclude a review of the irredeemably damaging impacts of mountaintop removal mining with a call for policymakers to stop permitting this practice is a good example of prominent scientists using their expertise … Continue reading

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