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White House S&T Adviser John Holdren Details Obama’s Success—and Looming Challenges
Budget and political pressures will create significant threats to important U.S. science initiatives ranging from basic defense research and energy development to education, White House science and technology adviser John P. Holdren said Thursday.
In the keynote address at the 2011 AAAS Forum on Science and Technology Policy, Holdren also announced that executive branch departments and agencies are being asked to deliver detailed draft scientific integrity guidelines to the White House within 90 days.
To learn more about Holdren’s address to the Forum—and about his outlook for federal science and technology initiatives in the months ahead—read the full story.