William B. Bonvillian
American Innovation
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ARPA-E on the Chopping Block

For a U.S. economy reliant on innovation for growth, cutting the energy breakthrough agency would be disastrous.

Policy Shop
All That DARPA Can Be

How DARPA has organized itself for innovation bears lessons for the U.S. economy that are more useful than the innovations themselves.

Power Play

New technology is a key to solving the energy problem, and we have a proven model for generating breakthrough technologies. So why don’t we use it?

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Hugging the News Cycle
Setting Sun

President Trump now has the option to levy import tariffs on solar panels that caused “serious injury” to U.S. producers.

the new culture wars

The policy that set in motion a fierce culture war over young people, sex, and the meaning of consent is no more.

Rogue Nations

Trump’s simultaneous confrontation of Pyongyang and Tehran could have unintended consequences.

Pricing Carbon

Interest in cap and trade has waxed—not waned—after Trump’s decision to pull out of Paris.

Spanish Secession

The EU is walking a fine line as it uneasily backs Spain’s clampdown on Catalan separatists.

Examining the Energiewende

On the heels of news that Berlin will fall short of an emissions target, a new study says Germany will miss a renewable energy consumption goal.

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