Sustainability and the U.S. EPA (September 2011)
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June 10, 2014
Quiet Collaboration; Big Impact
I remain convinced of this and always want to shine the light on glowing examples of collaboration in action. One such example is the National Academies’ Roundtable on Science and Technology for Sustainability (STS), of which I have been privileged to be a member over the last six years.
January 22, 2013
Lisa Jackson's Sustainability Vision
Green Biz.com (Blog)
Some background is in order. In 2010, Jackson asked the National Research Council’s Science and Technology for Sustainability Program, part of the National Academy of Science, to provide a framework for integrating sustainability "as a key driver of the agency’s activities."…
August 13, 2012
Comprehensive Environmental Assessment: A Meta-Assessment Approach
Environmental Science and Technology
In this article we briefly describe how CEA has been applied at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in identifying and prioritizing research directions for engineered nanomaterials, using selected case study examples. We also note how CEA could be applied in evaluating a major issue such as the sustainability of biofuels. More detailed descriptions are available in other publications...