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Memo: Next Administration Needs a Government-Wide Development Strategy

Oct 22, 2008
OCTOBER 2008—In a new paper, A Memo to the Next President, Senior Scholar John W. Sewell and Karin Bencala advise the next U.S. president to bring the nation's international development efforts into sharper focus.

Improving The Environment With Advanced ID Tags

Oct 22, 2008
RFID technology could improve traffic flow, encourage recycling, and inform consumers if implemented responsibly.

Thomas Friedman: U.S. Can Lead the Green Revolution and Renew Itself

Oct 21, 2008
The United States has a golden opportunity right now to regain its standing in the world by taking the lead on the world's biggest problems: climate change, population growth, rising energy demand, and biodiversity loss. It also has the best chance of succeeding, says Thomas Friedman in his new book, Hot, Flat, and Crowded.