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Experts Urge Policy-Makers, Industry to Develop New Energy Sources, Technology

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Experts Urge Policy-Makers, Industry to Develop New Energy Sources, Technology

At a unique panel discussion bringing together an oil and science policy expert, AAAS Board Chair John Holdren and ExxonMobil executive Lori Ryerkerk broadly urged policy makers and industry to increase research into breakthrough technologies to meet the global demand for affordable and reliable energy while reducing environmental impacts. .


By AAAS, UK.


Technology Policy Resource.


Top Weapons Experts Explore Ways to Reduce the Global Risk of Nuclear Weapons

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Top Weapons Experts Explore Ways to Reduce the Global Risk of Nuclear Weapons

The danger inherent in nuclear arms proliferation far outweighs other threats from weapons of mass destruction, according to two top U.S. weapons experts, and they warned that intense political leadership must focus on halting the spread of nuclear technology and on dismantling many of the weapons in existing arsenals.


By AAAS, USA.


Technology Policy Resource.


AAAS Leadership Seminar Profiles a Rare Success Story for Bipartisan Cooperation

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AAAS Leadership Seminar Profiles a Rare Success Story for Bipartisan Cooperation

Bipartisan cooperation, close consultation with the scientific and business communities—it's not a story line that emerges comes very often from the polarized political climate of Washington, D.C. But in a presentation at the AAAS Leadership Seminar in Science and Technology Policy, two influential congressional staff members described passage of the America COMPETES Act earlier this year as one of the remarkable successes in recent political history.


By AAAS, USA.


Technology Policy Resource.