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John P. Holdren

John P. Holdren

Former Director and Faculty Chair, Science, Technology and Public Policy Program

Member of the Board (on leave), Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs

 

 

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Energy Technology Innovation Policy (continued)

May 23-24, 2007

"What Have We Learned? Insights from the Workshop"

Presentation

By John P. Holdren, Former Director and Faculty Chair, Science, Technology and Public Policy Program

Presented at "A Joint Workshop on IGCC & Co-Production and CO2 Capture & Storage", Beijing, China. Sponsored by Ministry of Science and Technology (China), Energy Technology Innovation Policy, and Chinese Academy of Sciences.

 

 

April 19, 2007

"Sea Change in the Politics of Climate"

Op-Ed, PostGlobal, A Conversation on Global Issues with David Ignatius and Fareed Zakaria

By John P. Holdren, Former Director and Faculty Chair, Science, Technology and Public Policy Program and Kelly Sims Gallagher, Senior Associate, Energy Technology Innovation Policy research group

Kelly Sims Gallagher and John P. Holdren weigh in on climate change on PostGlobal, a Newsweek- and Washington Post-sponsored online forum hosted by David Ignatius and Fareed Zakaria.

 

 

April 2007

Confronting Climate Change: Avoiding the Unmanageable and Managing the Unavoidable

Report

By Rosina M. Bierbaum, John P. Holdren, Former Director and Faculty Chair, Science, Technology and Public Policy Program, Michael C. MacCracken, Richard H. Moss and Peter H. Raven

The report outlines the best measures for mitigating and adapting to global warming.

 

 

April 2007

Energy Policy Recommendations to the President and the 110th Congress

Report

By John P. Holdren, Former Director and Faculty Chair, Science, Technology and Public Policy Program, William K. Reilly, John W. Rowe, Philip Sharp, Former Senior Research Fellow, Environment and Natural Resources Program, Former Associate, Harvard Electricity Policy Group, 2001-2003; Former Lecturer in Public Policy, 1995-2001; Former Dir., IOP; HKS, 1995-1998, 2004-05 and Jason Grumet

The National Commission on Energy Policy proposes revised policies regarding a cap and trade proposal for addressing global climate change, increases in fuel economy standards, approaches for the storage of nuclear waste, development and deployment of advanced coal technologies, adoption of a national renewable energy standard, and other major energy policy issues.

 

 

February 15, 2007

"Science and Technology for Sustainable Well-Being"

Presentation

By John P. Holdren, Former Director and Faculty Chair, Science, Technology and Public Policy Program

Presidential Lecture for the Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, San Francisco.

 

 

February 2007

U.S. Government Investments in Energy Research, Development, and Demonstration Database

Fact Sheet

By Kelly Sims Gallagher, Senior Associate, Energy Technology Innovation Policy research group, Ambuj D. Sagar, Associate, Science, Technology, and Public Policy Program, Diane Segal, Paul de Sa, Former Research Fellow, Science, Technology, and Public Policy Program, 1999-2000 and John P. Holdren, Former Director and Faculty Chair, Science, Technology and Public Policy Program

U.S. Government Investments in Energy Research, Development, and Demonstration Database: a database in Microsoft Excel format tracking budget requests on energy-technology research, development, and demonstraton (RD&D) from 1978–2008, including charts.

 

 

February 9, 2007

"Energy and Sustainability"

Magazine or Newspaper Article, Science, issue 5813, volume 315

By John P. Holdren, Former Director and Faculty Chair, Science, Technology and Public Policy Program

Editorial in Science magazine's special issue on energy and sustainability.

 

 

Pat Rioux

February 2007

"Update on Climate Science: What Has Been Learned Lately"

Presentation

By John P. Holdren, Former Director and Faculty Chair, Science, Technology and Public Policy Program

The Energy Technology Innovation Policy research group (ETIP) seeks to combat global warming and climate change by promoting strategies for efficient energy technologies in China, India, and the United States, such as advanced coal technologies, carbon capture and storage (CCS), and advanced vehicle technologies.

 

 

January / February 2007

"The Sky Is Falling"

Journal Article, Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, (Special Issue: Five Minutes to Midnight), issue 1, volume 63

By John P. Holdren, Former Director and Faculty Chair, Science, Technology and Public Policy Program

An interview with John P. Holdren in The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists in the magazine's Five Minutes to Midnight issue.

 

 

December 29, 2006

Climate Change: Expertise vs. Doubt

Op-Ed, Boston Globe, Letter to the Editor

By John P. Holdren, Former Director and Faculty Chair, Science, Technology and Public Policy Program

Letter to the Editor of the Boston Globe in response to an Op-Ed by Jeff Jacoby.

 

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Energy Policy Recommendations to the President and the 110th Congress

The National Commission on Energy Policy proposes revised policies regarding a cap and trade proposal for addressing global climate change, increases in fuel economy standards, approaches for the storage of nuclear waste, development and deployment of advanced coal technologies, adoption of a national renewable energy standard, and other major energy policy issues.

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