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Federal Energy Research and Development for the Challenges of the 21st Century

Report, Office of Science and Technology Policy, Executive Office of the President of the United States

November 1997

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

Belfer Center Programs or Projects: Energy Technology Innovation Policy; Environment and Natural Resources; Science, Technology, and Public Policy

 

Provided below are links to the individual chapters in pdf.

Executive Summary

Chapter 1 - Energy Challenges and Opportunities

Chapter 2 - The Role of R&D and The Changing R&D Paradigm

Chapter 3 - Energy Efficiency

Chapter 4 - Fossil Energy

Chapter 5 - Nuclear Energy: Fission and Fusion

Chapter 6 - Renewable Energy

Chapter 7 - Crosscutting Issues and Symbols

 

Also see Powerful Partnerships: The Federal Role in International Cooperation on Energy Innovation, the 1999 report by the President's Committee of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST).

 

For more information about this publication please contact the STPP Web Manager at 617-496-1981.

For Academic Citation:

Holdren, John P., et al (President's Committee of Advisors on Science and Technology, Panel of Energy Research and Development). Federal Energy Research and Development for the Challenges of the 21st Century. Washington, D.C.: Report for Office of Science and Technology Policy, Executive Office of the President of the United States, November 1997.

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