July/August 2009: In This Issue
Many in the United States are calling for a major federal program to stimulate technological innovation in energy. An assessment of promising energy technologies reveals three policy packages and three institutions needed to overcome the obstacles these technologies are likely to face.
China's rapid development has exacted a toll: China's cities and rivers are among the dirtiest on Earth, and the nation now emits more carbon dioxide per year than any other. A sustainable future appears in doubt, but what do the inhabitants of China's cities believe?