The major limitation on what gene editing might accomplish would seem to be the power of human imagination.
Global Clean Energy Innovation
April 2, 2020
A strange twist of fate has aligned to make a “strange bedfellows” coalition of red-state Republicans and environmentalist greens on oil tariffs.
November 27, 2019
Mission Innovation—a commitment by the world’s major powers to accelerate innovation in emissions-cutting technologies—has been virtually forgotten. Worse, its signatories are not living up to its terms.
September 23, 2019
Despite concern over climate change, global carbon emissions continue to rise. Clean energy innovation is needed to reverse the trend. It is time for Mission Innovation member nations to make good on their commitment to double clean energy RD&D.
August 26, 2019
The Global Energy Innovation Index: National Contributions to the Global Clean Energy Innovation System
Since 2015, 24 nations and the EU have joined “Mission Innovation,” pledging to double public investments in energy RD&D and collaborate on key innovation challenges. This report seeks to provide accountability for these commitments and lay the foundation for more ambitious measures.
May 24, 2019
As the energy and technology ministers of many of the world’s largest economies gather May 29 in Vancouver, Canada, for the latest in an ongoin
December 10, 2018
Only significantly greater levels of public investment in clean energy research, development, and demonstration (RD&D) will produce the level of innovation necessary to dramatically reduce emissions from unabated fossil fuel consumption.
May 22, 2018
Major improvements in energy technology are essential to meet the global challenge of climate change.
April 23, 2018
Congress should continue on the path toward doubling federal energy RD&D funding, which would fulfill a commitment the United States made along with 19 other countries to accelerate the global transition to cleaner, more affordable, more reliable energy.
December 20, 2017
Most private investors don’t have the deep pockets and patience to wait for clean, cheap energy technologies to mature. We need smart public policy to solve the problem.
May 26, 2017
While President Trump ponders withdrawing from the global agreement to avoid the worst effects of global warming, states and localities are sending a powerful signal to the world: It is only the U.S. government that is shrinking from this challenge, not the American people, write David Hart and Chad Smith in the Richmond Times-Dispatch.