Shell Oil announced it will postpone efforts to drill for oil in the Arctic Ocean after the company’s oil spill response barge failed another round of testing, raising serious questions about the company’s preparedness to drill in some of the harshest conditions on the planet.
As offshore oil drilling edges ever closer to becoming a reality in the Arctic, CAP examines the level of readiness for a spill and how the oil and gas industry could learn from the fishing industry’s stewardship of arctic resources.
With the latest dismal jobs report still fresh in the nation’s mind, it becomes increasingly clear that our current job creation efforts just aren’t cutting it. It is time to take action on facilitating new, emerging sectors that have been [...]
Science Progress and American Progress's Doing What Works project teamed up to produce a set of policy proposals that the Obama administration and Congress can adopt to reinvest in the building blocks of American science, innovation, and economic competitiveness. Read the overview of the five reports.
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