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In What Shouldn't Be A Surprise, European CSA Will Soon Stand Down

Professor Anne Glover is the first Chief Scientific Adviser for the European Commission (it was not her first time as a first CSA, as she broke ground in the same position in Scotland).  631 more words

Science Policy: General

In strong endorsement of net neutrality, President Obama says FCC should reclassify broadband Internet providers under Title II

As a candidate, Senator Barack Obama said on November 14, 2007 that “I will take a back seat to no one in my commitment to network neutrality, because once providers start to privilege some applications or websites over others, then the smaller voices get squeezed out and we all lose. 1,801 more words

Digital Government

Happy 20th anniversary online government

It’s 20 years ago this month that the UK government first launched a website intended to provide a simplified, single point of access to information from across the public sector. 386 more words

Technology Policy

Pathways Toward Zero-carbon Electricity Required for Climate Stabilization

World Bank / by Richard Audoly, et al.
http://bit.ly/1tA7DNB

This paper covers three policy-relevant aspects of the carbon content of electricity that are well established among integrated assessment models but under-discussed in the policy debate. 179 more words

Energy And Climate

Advanced Manufacturing Partnership Releases New Report; Prompts Additional Investments

Formed in 2011, the Advanced Manufacturing Partnership (AMP) focuses on policies and other tools to secure American leadership in advanced manufacturing.  Earlier this week the President’s Council of Advisers on Science and Technology adopted the AMP’s latest report, … 241 more words

Government

Climatescope 2014

Bloomberg New Energy Finance
http://global-climatescope.org/en/ (website)
http://global-climatescope.org/en/download/ (report)

[CleanTechnica] Bloomberg New Energy Finance on Tuesday released the “landmark” Climatescope 2014, a country-by-country assessment focused on the developing world. 310 more words

International

Energy Technology Expert Elicitations for Policy: Workshops, Modeling, and Meta-analysis

Belfer Center, Kennedy School, Harvard Univ. / by Laura Diaz Anadon, et al.
http://belfercenter.ksg.harvard.edu/publication/24640/energy_technology_expert_elicitations_for_policy.html

Characterizing the future performance of energy technologies can improve the development of energy policies that have net benefits under a broad set of future conditions. 211 more words

Energy And Climate