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Investing in Innovation is an American Tradition

Jason Grumet | Posted 11.23.2015 | Green
Jason Grumet

Innovation is the heart of the U.S. economy. Technological progress and entrepreneurial spirit have enabled American global leadership in medicine, aviation, agriculture, biotech, and energy. The energy sector has benefited greatly from smart federal investments in research and development.

Innovation Earth: Innovation, Interrupted

Jennifer Grayson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Jennifer Grayson

It's now Day 8 of the government shutdown, and a lot of people are hurting. But some of the greatest suffering may ultimately come to our country collectively, as potentially groundbreaking climate and energy research -- not to mention policy -- is now put on hold.

MIT's Fracking Report Backs Its Donors: Gas Companies

Wenonah Hauter | Posted 08.21.2011 | Green
Wenonah Hauter

I almost gagged on my coffee when I finally got around to reading the corporate sponsored pro-fracking propaganda by MIT on natural gas. Isn't this academic institution embarrassed to sell its reputation to corporations?