The blog of the Science, Technology and Public Policy program of the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, John F. Kennedy School of Government.
Category Archives: Energy
by Calestous Juma In a bold move, the UK Government has announced the creation of a £1 million prize for a new “grand innovation challenge.” According to Prime Minister David Cameron, the award would go to the next “penicillin” or … Continue reading
by Calestous Juma In recent years the major focus of China’s engagement in Africa has been on economic diplomacy. Much of this debate has been influenced by concerns over China’s rise as an economic superpower and the preoccupation with viewing … Continue reading
A Challenge for Climate Negotiators, and an Opportunity for Scholars by Robert N. Stavins The recent demise of serious political consideration of an economy-wide U.S. CO2 cap-and-trade system and the even more recent resurgence in interest among policy wonks … Continue reading
By Yun Zhou It has been one year since the disastrous nuclear accident at Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in March 2011. Experts now view Fukushima as the worst nuclear accident since Chernobyl in 1986. In the aftermath, the … Continue reading