Investing in the Future: R&D Needs to Meet America's Energy and Climate Challenges
SELECT COMMITTEE HEARING: Investing in the Future - R&D needs to meet America's Energy and Climate Challenges
Investment in scientific and technological innovation has been critical to the growth of the U.S. economy. Much of the technology available today to help meet the energy and climate challenges confronting our nation is due to our previous investments in energy and climate research and development (R&D).
Chairman Edward J. Markey and the House Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming held a hearing entitled, “Investing in the Future: R&D needs to meet America’s Energy and Climate Challenges,” on Wednesday September 10th, at 10:00 AM EST in order to asses the future energy needs required for combating climate change and the necessary continued investment in R&D.
WHAT: Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming Hearing, Investing in the Future: R&D needs to meet America’s Energy and Climate Challenges
OPENING STATEMENT: Chairman Edward J.Markey
Dr. Susan Hockfield, President, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Dr. Stephen Forrest, Vice President of Research, University of Michigan
Dr. Jack Fellows, Vice President, University Corporation on Atmospheric Research
Dr. Daniel Kammen, Professor, UC-Berkley
WHEN: Wednesday September 10, 2008, 10:00AM, EST.
WHERE: 2175 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington DC
Full video archive of hearing.
Chairman Markey's question and answer period
Congressman Cleaver's question and answer period
Witnesses and the Chairman
Representatives McNerney, Hall, Cleaver
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