Bioenergy in California

Last week I helped organize a webinar on Bioenergy in California, presented by the UC Davis Policy Institute for Energy, Environment and the Economy. Stephen Kaffka, an expert agronomist with years of experience in the field of bioenergy crops gave an insightful hour-long discussion of the resources available to California for producing energy and fuels […]

Right Intent, Wrong Execution

I’ve always had mixed feelings about Daniel Sarewitz , ever since¬†Frontiers of Illusion¬†was assigned reading in my first year of my Public Policy MS. On one hand, he clearly feels that scientists need to have a larger voice in the development of policy, particularly as it relates to scientific and technological disciplines, but on the […]