151May 2, 2013
Federal Government Research and Development Funding
John Holdren gave the keynote address at an American Association for the Advancement of Science forum on science and technology policy. He outlined the Obama administration’s fiscal year ...
318Mar 19, 2013
Threats from Asteroids and Meteors
Top NASA, military, and White House scientists testified on threats from asteroids and other near-earth objects, and U.S. capability to deflect their potential damage. The group talked about ...
352Jun 20, 2012
Office of Science and Technology Policy Oversight
John Holdren testified about programs administered by the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP), as well as its roles, responsibilities, operations, management and its function in shaping ...
248Jan 18, 2011
U.S.-China Relations and Energy Policy
Officials from the U.S. and China spoke about cooperation and joint efforts in energy technology, particularly in areas such as coal-fired power plants. They responded to questions from the ...
883May 12, 2010
Future of Human Space Flight, Government Officials
Witnesses talked about the future of human space flight in relation to President Obama’s recent announcement of a new direction for NASA. Among the issues they addressed were the ...
677Apr 15, 2010
Presidential Remarks on Human Space Flight
President Obama spoke about the future of the U.S. space program. In his remarks he explained his decision to eliminate plans for a new manned moon mission, and called for a restructuring of ...
5,343Feb 2, 2010
NASA Programs and Human Space Flight
NASA Administrator Charles Bolden and other spoke to reporters and answered questions about NASA’s fiscal year 2011 budget. The budget cuts most of the funding for missions to the moon ...
378Nov 24, 2009
John Holdren Remarks on Climate Change
Mr. Holdren spoke about greenhouse gas emissions, global climate change and future policy options. He focused on mitigating the impact of global warming and adapting current practices to ...