John Holdren

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Name: John Holdren
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 47 mins ago - 1 reports

Someone Tell Bobby Jindal You Don't Need to Be a Scientist to Understand Science

O n Tuesday, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal accused the Obama Administration of being "science deniers when it comes to harnessing America's energy resources and potential to create good-paying jobs for our economy and for our future." Later, at the same ... [Published The New Republic Online - 6 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Preventing climate change and adapting to it are not morally equivalent

Climate hawks are familiar with the framing of climate policy credited to White House science advisor John Holdren, to wit: We will respond to climate change with some mix of mitigation, adaptation, and suffering; all that remains to be determined ... [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - 14 hours ago]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Week ahead: House GOP prepares barrage of energy votes

House Republicans will try to make Senate Democrats squirm next week by voting again on a laundry list of energy bills that the Senate has not considered.The energy package, which will come to the floor Thursday, will contain 13 bills aimed at lowering ... [Published The Hill - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Obama Climate Change Agenda: Advisers To Testify In House ‘Failure By Design’ Hearing

Advisers to President Barack Obama will appear before a House panel next week to talk about the president’s climate change agenda. Janet McCabe, acting assistant administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency's air and radiation office, and White ... [Published International Business Times - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 3 reports

Interview: President Obama's Science Czar John Holdren

Moderated by: Steve Clemons, Washington Editor-at-Large, The AtlanticJohn Holdren, Chief Technology Officer, , The White House ... [Published FORA.tv - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

Lukewarm wildfire season throws damper on climate-change predictions

DENVER | This year’s below-average wildfire season comes as welcome news for Westerners, but it’s also burning a hole in the environmentalist narrative on climate change.Although summer isn’t over, and fires are burning in California and Oregon, it has ... [Published Washington Times - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 06 2014 - 2 reports

Two Big Tech Names Are Headed to the White House

President Obama created the U.S. Chief Technology Officer (CTO) position to help the White House utilize the power of technology in the increasingly connected nation.On September 4th, President Obama named Google employee Megan Smith as the next U.S. ... [Published Techzone360 - Sep 06 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 13 reports

Google exec Megan Smith named new US CTO

Google executive Megan Smith has been named as the White House’s new chief technology officer who has been involved in the inner working of Silicon Valley for a number of decades.Having recently been Google’s vice-president of its Google X division, responsible ... [Published Silicon Republic - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

White House calls for "safety stand-down" at US laboratories

Michael McCarthy 1 SeattleRecent safety lapses at two US laboratories that handle dangerous pathogens have prompted the White House to urge all US government agencies whose facilities handle infectious agents or toxins to conduct “safety stand-down” exercises ... [Published British Medical Journal - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 2 reports

President Obama Asks Todd Park to Continue Administration Service in New Role after Returning to Silicon Valley

at 14:30 PM EDT President Obama today announced that he has asked U.S. Chief Technology Officer and Assistant to the President Todd Park to take on a new role for the Administration as a technology advisor based in Silicon Valley. Park will begin the ... [Published Minyanville - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Citing Anthrax and Smallpox Scares, White House Tells Federal Labs to Take Stock

After recent mishandling of potentially deadly pathogens, the White House is urging all federal laboratories to conduct what it is calling a “safety stand-down,” security and science officials announced Thursday.Agencies that handle infectious agents ... [Published Nextgov.com - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Government science advice: where are the honest brokers?

_ President Barack Obama walks along the Colonnade with John Holdren, the White House science adviser, November 2010. Photograph: www.whitehouse.gov Complaints about the state of scientific advice to governments are commonplace. Yet, willingly or unwillingly, ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 26 2014]

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OVERNIGHT REGULATION: GOP lawmakers launch bid ... [Published The Hill - 19 mins ago]
Someone Tell Bobby Jindal You Don't Need to Be ... [Published The New Republic Online - 6 hours ago]
Preventing climate change and adapting to it ar... [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - 14 hours ago]
Join the Earth Institute for Climate Week NYC [Published Columbia Earth Institute - Sep 15 2014]
Week ahead: House GOP prepares barrage of energ... [Published The Hill - Sep 15 2014]
Hill Agenda This Week: Fund the Government and ... [Published National Journal - Sep 15 2014]
The Era of Big Dams is Still Over, Even With th... [Published The Energy Collective - Sep 13 2014]
Smith to Seek Subpoena for Information on White... [Published Congressman Lamar Smith - Sep 13 2014]
Obama Climate Change Agenda: Advisers To Testif... [Published International Business Times - Sep 12 2014]
Interview: President Obama's Science Czar John ... [Published FORA.tv - Sep 12 2014]
Obama science adviser to testify on climate plan [Published The Hill - Sep 11 2014]
Obama science adviser to testify on climate plan [Published E2-Wire - Sep 11 2014]
OVERNIGHT TECH: TV overhaul kicked to next year? [Published The Hill - Sep 10 2014]
Connect for global effect at the SE Florida Reg... [Published Examiner.com - Sep 09 2014]
Pres. Obama names lesbian Google exec as top te... [Published Windy City Times - Sep 08 2014]
Island Leaders Commit to New Partnerships throu... [Published Biodiversity Policy & Practice - Sep 08 2014]
This Week in Tech: Lawmakers take on cybersecurity [Published The Hill - Sep 08 2014]
Lukewarm wildfire season throws damper on clima... [Published Washington Times - Sep 08 2014]
Two Big Tech Names Are Headed to the White House [Published Techzone360 - Sep 06 2014]
What Does the Chief Technology Officer of a Cou... [Published Atlantic Monthly - Sep 05 2014]
White House Names Megan Smith U.S. CTO [Published NetNewsCheck - Sep 05 2014]
Megan Smith Named New Federal CTO, Alexander Ma... [Published Executive Gov - Sep 05 2014]
Google exec Megan Smith named new US CTO [Published Silicon Republic - Sep 05 2014]
Obama names City Honors graduate U.S. chief tec... [Published Buffalo News - Sep 05 2014]
Google's Megan Smith named U.S. chief technolog... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Sep 05 2014]
Googler Nabs Top White House Tech Job [Published HPC Wire - Sep 04 2014]
Can't decide between Google or Twitter execs? O... [Published Government Health IT - Sep 04 2014]
The Era of Big Dams is Still Over (Even With th... [Published NRDC Worldview - Sep 04 2014]
White House Pulls New CTO From Google [Published Information Week - Sep 04 2014]
Megan Smith named new White House CTO [Published Federal News Radio 1500 AM - Sep 04 2014]
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Preventing climate change and adapting to it ar... [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - 14 hours ago]
Climate hawks are familiar with the framing of climate policy credited to White House science advisor John Holdren, to wit: We will respond to climate change with some mix of mitigation, adaptation, and suffering; all that remains to be determined ...
Obama science adviser to testify on climate plan [Published E2-Wire - Sep 11 2014]
White House science adviser John Holdren will testify before a House panel next week on President Obama's climate agenda. Holdren will appear before the House Science, Space and Technology Committee on Sept. 17. Acting assistant administrator of... ...
The Era of Big Dams is Still Over (Even With th... [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - Sep 04 2014]
Doug Obegi, Staff Attorney, Western Water Project, San Francisco The potential for new water storage in California is in the news because of Proposition 1, the $7.5 billion water bond on California’s November ballot, which includes $2.7 billion for ...
Google VP Megan Smith Gets Top White House Tech... [Published TIME.com - Sep 04 2014]
The White House announced Thursday that it has named Megan Smith, most recently Vice President at Google’s X labs, as the nation’s next Chief Technology Officer and Assistant to the President. Smith, an MIT-educated engineer and entrepreneur, will “guide ...
White House names Google veteran as CTO [Published PC World: Techlog - Sep 04 2014]
U.S. President Barack Obama has named long-time Google executive Megan Smith as the government’s new CTO, in charge of improving technology and the use of data across agencies. Smith, formerly vice president of new business development at Google, led ...
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