AAPG has joined with other geoscience societies
to brief congressional staff on basic scientific concepts on energy resources
in “Energy from the Earth: Practical geoscience to inform energy legislation." The six 2013-2014 briefings are posted to the internet. The second series will begin in January or February when the new Congress convenes.
Added on 14 October, 2014
As over 200 university presidents have stated in an open letter to President Obama and the U.S. Congress “[t]he combination of eroding federal investments in research and higher education, additional cuts due to sequestration, and the enormous resources other nations are pouring into these areas is creating a new kind of deficit for the United States: an innovation deficit.”
Added on 09 October, 2013