Table of Contents

The Road to a New Energy System

Fall 2009


Too few fish in the sea; Food for all; Better science education; Nurturing sustainability; Energy nuts and bolts; Science politicization; Paying for pavement; Goal-oriented science

From the Hill

House approves climate and energy bill, Senate begins work; NIH finalizes stem cell guidelines; House finishes appropriations, Senate making progress; National science education standards supported; Biologic drug regulation examined

Editor’s Journal: Why Is This So Hard?

Kevin Finneran

Perspective: A Vision for U.S.-Russian Cooperation on Nuclear Security

Linton F. Brooks

China‘s Future: Have Talent, Will Thrive

Denis Fred Simon, Cong Cao

Nanolessons for Revamping Government Oversight of Technology

J. Clarence Davies

The Road to a New Energy System: Stimulating Innovation in Energy Technology

William B. Bonvillian, Charles Weiss

The Road to a New Energy System: Transforming Energy Innovation

Venkatesh Narayanamurti, Laura D. Anadon, Ambuj D. Sagar

The Road to a New Energy System: Cloning DARPA Successfully

Erica R. H. Fuchs

The Road to a New Energy System: Climate Change and U.S. Competitiveness

Joel S. Yudken, Andrea M. Bassi

The Road to a New Energy System: Mobilizing Science to Revitalize Early Childhood Policy

Jack P. Shonkoff

Book Review: A pox on smallpox

Jonathan B. Tucker

Smallpox—The Death of a Disease: The Inside Story of Eradicating a Worldwide Killer
, by 
D. A. Henderson.

Book Review: Water woes

Jeffrey Jacobs

Unquenchable: America’s Water Crisis and What to Do About It
, by 
Robert Glennon.

Book Review: Embracing uncertainty

Kenneth A. Oye

Future Imperfect: Technology and Freedom in an Uncertain World
, by 
David D. Friedman.

Book Review: Russian science odyssey

Mark S. Johnson

Science in the New Russia: Crisis, Aid, Reform
, by 
Loren Graham and Irina Dezhina.