Climate Change Technology Research: Do We Need a "Manhattan Project" for the Environment? : Hearing Before the Committee on Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Ninth Congress, Second Session, September 21, 2006, Volume 4
U.S. Government Printing Office, 2006 - 207 pages
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Page 29 - Convention, stabilization of greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere at a level that would prevent dangerous anthropogenic interference with the climate system.
Page 52 - ... cooperation on major capital projects; C. bilateral and multilateral proposals for improving worldwide access to scientific data and information; and D. methods for improving participation in international global change research by developing nations; and 7. estimate, to the extent practicable. Federal funding for global change research activities to be conducted under the Plan. c. RESEARCH ELEMENTS. — The Plan shall provide for, but not be limited to, the following research elements: 1 . Global...
Page 52 - ... of the Program during the period covered by the report and of priorities for future global change research; 2. an analysis of the progress made toward achieving the goals of the Plan; 3. expenditures required by each agency or department for carrying out its portion of the Program, including — (A) the amounts spent during the fiscal year most recently ended; (B) the amounts expected to be spent during the current fiscal year; and (C) the amounts requested for the fiscal year for which the budget...
Page 33 - Transportation, the Environmental Protection Agency, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration and the National Science Foundation.
Page 39 - ... local capacity, improve efficiency and reduce greenhouse gas emissions, create new investment opportunities, and remove barriers to the introduction of clean energy technologies in the Asia Pacific region. At the ministerial launch, the APP partners created eight task forces in the following areas: (1) cleaner fossil energy; (2) renewable energy and distributed generation; (3) power generation and transmission; (4) steel; (5) aluminum; (6) cement; (7) coal mining; and (8) buildings and appliances....
Page 199 - Thank you. Mr. Chairman, I want to thank all of the witnesses for your testimony.
Page 183 - Press; Cambridge, UK. Jacobson, A. and Kammen, DM (2005). "Science and engineering research to value the planet," The Bridge: the Journal of the National Academy of Engineering, Winter:ll-17. Kammen, DM (2005). "Lack of vision on policy clouds energy future," The San Francisco Chronicle B9, May 13. Kammen, DM, Kapadia, K. and Fripp, M. (2004). Putting Renewables to Work: How Many Jobs Can the Clean Energy Industry Generate?
Page 40 - ... agree to employ nuclear energy for power generation purposes only. The closed fuel cycle model envisioned by this partnership requires development and deployment of technologies that enable recycling and consumption of long-lived radioactive waste.