politics

[NASW] Obama and corn ethanol

October 26, 2008

[CASW New Horizons Briefing:  Sharon Long, PhD] We were treated to a surprise visit from one of Senator Obama’s science advisors, Sharon Long of Stanford University.  She spoke for a while about bama’s science policies — nothing that hasn’t been written about ad-nauseum on the blogosphere already.  But there was one question, asked by David […]

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Obama = science

September 29, 2008

In case any of you have missed it… Obama is increasingly the candidate who is the most science friendly. You can see a redux of his detailed plan for science and technology and the letter from 61 Nobel Laureates endorsing Obama . You can see more on the candidates’ positions on science & technology on […]

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Obama’s science policy

September 8, 2008

Phil Plait over at Bad Astronomy just posted a very nice summary of Obama’s responses to a set of science questions. I generally don’t do politics on this blog, but this is the first posting I’ve seen that offers a pretty nice comprehensive summary. Phil writes: Both Senators Obama and McCain have made cursory statements […]

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Framing Science – for you politicoes out there

June 3, 2008

I’ve been reading the Framing Science blog a little bit lately, and for those of you who are gobbling up political opinion nowadays (and you know who you are) you can find a little bit more of it on Framing Science, from a scientific bent. He’s got a fair amount on climate change (such as […]

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