Just in time for Congress' debate over the green stimulus, Harvard's Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs today released a report entitled "Tackling U.S. Energy Challenges and Opportunities: Preliminary Policy Recommendations for Enhancing Energy Innovation in The United States."
"The incoming Obama Administration and the 111th Congress face enormous challenges and opportunities in tackling the pressing security, economic, and environmental problems posed by the energy sector in the United States and worldwide," the report, written by Laura Diaz Anadon, Kelly Sims Gallagher, Matthew Bunn, and Charles Jones, says. "Improving the technologies of energy supply and end-use is a prerequisite for surmounting these challenges in a timely and cost-effective way."
Besides suggesting increasing the Department of Energy's budget by $1,887 million, the report also champions developing, publishing, and implementing a comprehensive U.S. energy innovation strategy. You can read the full report and its list of recommendations here.
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