John Holdren

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Name: John Holdren
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

News Scan for Aug 29, 2014

White House asks labs to assess pathogen stocks, biosecurityThe White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) said yesterday that it has requested US researchers to conduct a "safety stand-down" to assess stocks of potentially dangerous pathogens ... [Published Centre For Infectious Disease Research and Policy - 21 hours ago]
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 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Ensuring Biosafety and Biosecurity in U.S. Laboratories

at 10:31 AM EDTNearly every day, the American public is reminded of the critical role that life-sciences researchers and public health workers play in mitigating the threat of infectious diseases. Whether these diseases arise naturally in the United States ... [Published The White House - 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]
First reported Aug 10 2014 - Updated Aug 10 2014 - 2 reports

White House video ties climate change to longer, more intense wildfire seasons

President Obama's Science Advisor, Dr. John Holdren, has a new, concise video explaining the connection of climate change to the growing number of wildfires. The White House sent the above tweet[1]. In May, the National Climate Assessment[2] included ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 10 2014]
First reported Aug 09 2014 - Updated Aug 09 2014 - 1 reports

Is Wildfire Severity Really Getting Worse?

It might seem like fire season is as bad as itâs ever been. But thereâs a group of researchers who question that prevailing wisdom.The drumbeat about wildfires going from bad to worse reaches all the way to the White House. A few days ago, President Obamaâs ... [Published KLCC - Aug 09 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

Fire and Ice: What I Did on My Summer Vacation

I did my best to get away from work last week while my family and I were on vacation visiting friends who live in Kalispell, the gateway to Montana's Glacier National Park. But it wasn't quite possible. You see, I'm a climate scientist. And the spectre ... [Published Huffington Post - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 5 reports

Connection between climate change and wildfires

Weather Network: This new video, from the U.S. government's WhiteHouse.gov website, features presidential science advisor Dr. John Holdren, as he explains the connection between climate change and wildfires. Along with a new report filed last week, these ... [Published Water Conserve: News - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

'Green' Initiatives Cripple Capitalism

Activist groups attending a Venezuela government-hosted, UN-backed environmental conference have made it clear that going green certainly isn’t about green market prosperity.For that matter they don’t believe that it is about preserving green forests ... [Published NewsMax.com - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 11 reports

White House Says Climate Change Aggravating US Wildfire Season

MOSCOW, August 6 (RIA Novosti) - Climate change is responsible for aggravating the US wildfire season, US President Barack Obama’s science adviser Dr. John Holdren said in a video posted on the White House website.“Climate change has been making the fire ... [Published Russia Profile - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 1 reports

Why does the U.S. government have an 'Office of Population Affairs'?

© Public DomainPopulation Control.Did you know that the federal government has an "Office of Population Affairs"? I didn't realize this either until someone sent me a link to their website . The Office of Population Affairs operates under the umbrella ... [Published Sott.net - Aug 04 2014]

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The two signers of the memo, Lisa Monaco and John Holdren, PhD, said in an OSTP statement, "over the longer-term, we have established parallel processes by which federal and non-federal committees would review and generate specific recommendations to strengthen the government's biosafety and biosecurity practices and oversight system for federally-funded activities." Monaco is deputy national security advisor, and Holdren is OSTP director

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News Scan for Aug 29, 2014 [Published Centre For Infectious Disease Research and Policy - 21 hours ago]
Citing Anthrax and Smallpox Scares, White House... [Published Nextgov.com - Aug 28 2014]
President Obama Asks Todd Park to Continue Admi... [Published Minyanville - Aug 28 2014]
President Obama Asks Todd Park to Continue Admi... [Published White House.gov Blog Feed - Aug 28 2014]
Ensuring Biosafety and Biosecurity in U.S. Labo... [Published The White House - Aug 28 2014]
Government science advice: where are the honest... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 26 2014]
Eco-pessimists underrate human ingenuity in plu... [Published Shanghai Daily - Aug 21 2014]
Wildfire Burns Near Yosemite National Park, Pro... [Published Think Progress - Aug 19 2014]
“Peak Water,” Methane Blow Holes, And Ice-Free ... [Published Peak Oil - Aug 19 2014]
Central Valley Dems run from climate change [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Aug 18 2014]
California Democrats in tight races balk at Oba... [Published The Hill - Aug 17 2014]
Outcomes of the Fifth US-China Innovation Dialogue [Published The White House - Aug 13 2014]
Did the VA ignore a whistleblower tool? [Published KSHB - Aug 13 2014]
Coal campaigns: Diverting the public from real ... [Published Charleston Gazette - Aug 13 2014]
Embarrassing Predictions Haunt the Global-Warmi... [Published New American - Aug 12 2014]
White House Cries Global Warming During Lull In... [Published Daily Caller - Aug 12 2014]
Nuclear Weapons Ban & Boycotts, Divestment & Sa... [Published Counter Currents - Aug 11 2014]
White House video ties climate change to longer... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 10 2014]
White House video ties climate change to longer... [Published Daily Kos - Aug 10 2014]
“Climate-smart” Policies for Africa are Stupid [Published Town Hall - Aug 09 2014]
Is Wildfire Severity Really Getting Worse? [Published KLCC - Aug 09 2014]
Landrieu, Citgo fended off Venezuela sanctions,... [Published Politico - Aug 08 2014]
Moniz visit: U.S. energy secretary aware of... [Published Jamestown Sun - Aug 08 2014]
Colombian Student Facing Prison for Sharing Res... [Published MSNBC Newsweek - Aug 07 2014]
Fire and Ice: What I Did on My Summer Vacation [Published Huffington Post - Aug 07 2014]
Obama flags wildfire threat as coal states figh... [Published Responding to Climate Change - Aug 07 2014]
Spotlight on green news & views: water and the ... [Published Daily Kos - Aug 06 2014]
Connection between climate change and wildfires [Published Water Conserve: News - Aug 06 2014]
White House Senior Science Advisor: Wildfires A... [Published Water Conserve: News - Aug 06 2014]
White House video ties climate change to longer... [Published Daily Kos - Aug 06 2014]
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President Obama Asks Todd Park to Continue Admi... [Published White House.gov Blog Feed - Aug 28 2014]
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 new role in September ...
Wildfire Burns Near Yosemite National Park, Pro... [Published Think Progress - Aug 19 2014]
A firefighter controls the western edge of a California brush fire early Friday morning, June 27, 2014. CREDIT: AP Photo, Mike Eliason / Santa Barbara County Fire Department A wildfire burning near Yosemite park has forced the evacuation of thousands ...
Connection between climate change and wildfires [Published Water Conserve: News - Aug 06 2014]
Weather Network: This new video, from the U.S. government's WhiteHouse.gov website, features presidential science advisor Dr. John Holdren, as he explains the connection between climate change and wildfires. Along with a new report filed last week, these ...
White House Senior Science Advisor: Wildfires A... [Published Water Conserve: News - Aug 06 2014]
EcoWatch: The White House released a video yesterday linking climate change to America’s wildfires. President Obama’s Senior Science Advisor Dr. John Holdren explains—in less than three minutes—how climate change is making wildfires more dangerous and ...
White House video ties climate change to longer... [Published Daily Kos - Aug 06 2014]
President Obama's Science Advisor, Dr. John Holdren, has a new, concise video explaining the connection of climate change to the growing number of wildfires. The White House sent the above tweet . In May, the National Climate Assessment included this ...
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