Posts tagged with energy

Generation Prague 2013 Conference

On July 17, Dr. Charles Ferguson participated in a panel with Mr. Edward McGinnis from the Department of Energy on nuclear energy issues at the Generation Prague 2013: Building a Strategy of Peace conference hosted by the State Department and George Washington University’s Elliot School. Event photos: Department of State Bureau of ISN George Washington […]

FAS Roundup: March 11, 2013

Overview of U.S. nuclear arsenal, Congress requests report on drone surveillance and much more. From the Blogs Congress Requires a Report from DoD on Drone Surveillance: Congress has directed the Secretary of Defense to report on the handling of surveillance data collected by drones operating in domestic airspace. This  provision in the 2013 continuing appropriations […]

FAS Roundup: August 20, 2012

Case dismissed based on state secret privilege, Bio agents app, new CRS reports  and much more. From the Blogs Court Dismisses Case Based on State Secrets Privilege: On August 14, a federal court dismissed a lawsuit which alleged that the Federal Bureau of Investigation had engaged in unlawful surveillance of Muslim residents of southern California. […]

U.S.-Yemen International Science Partnership Project Underway

The FAS International Science Partnership (ISP) pilot project is set to take off in Amman this week with a workshop hosted by the Middle East Scientific Institute for Security (MESIS). The workshop will bring together an international team of engineers from the U.S. and Yemen to design collaborative projects that help address both countries’ interests […]

Questions about Nuclear Power?

Note:  The new report published by the Federation of American Scientists and Washington and Lee University, The Future of Nuclear Power in the United States, is available online here. Nuclear power is all over the news today, yet there remains many unanswered questions regarding this power source.  A new article written by Dr. Frank Settle […]

PCAST Federal Energy Policy Report Released

Yesterday morning the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) released its “Report to the President on Accelerating the Pace of Change in Energy Technologies Through an Integrated Federal Energy Policy.”  This report, requested by President Obama, issues recommendations for the Administration and the Department of Energy on how to “transform the energy […]

Eco-Affordable Housing: FAS Helps Habitat Build Green

The Building Technologies Program at FAS is releasing the High Performance Building Guide for Habitat for Humanity Affiliates This report provides practical guidelines, resources, and advice to improve the quality of affordable housing while minimizing cost Check the guide out here. High performance housing has long been the privilege of the high-end residential market.  Higher […]