ESA Special Policy News 3: The Transition
Dec15

ESA Special Policy News 3: The Transition

We are keeping you up-to-date with a new Federal Agency Transition Tracker. In This Issue ESA 2017 Graduate Student Policy Awards Application period is open. Read More President-elect Transition Update Trump appointees at odds with basic mission of appointed agencies. Read More COMPETES Reauthorization COMPETES fails, but may provide template for new Congress. Read More Legislative Update Continuing Resolution – Funding assured...

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ESA Special Policy News Edition 2: The Transition
Nov29

ESA Special Policy News Edition 2: The Transition

ESA Joins with Science Societies and Urge Trump to Name a Science Advisor ESA joined with 29 leading scientific societies and sent a letter requesting that President-elect Trump appoint a science advisor with the title of Assistant to the President for Science and Technology who is a nationally respected leader with the appropriate engineering, scientific, management and policy skills necessary for this critically important role....

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ESA Special Policy Letter: The Transition
Nov28

ESA Special Policy Letter: The Transition

ESA joined with 29 leading scientific societies and  sent a letter requesting that President-elect Trump appoint a science advisor with the title of Assistant to the President for Science and Technology who is a nationally respected leader with the appropriate engineering, scientific, management and policy skills necessary for this critically important role. November 23, 2016   Mr. Donald Trump Office of President-Elect 1800 F...

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ESA Special Policy News Edition 1: The Transition
Nov15

ESA Special Policy News Edition 1: The Transition

How Will A New Administration Affect Science This is a developing story and some statements in this article will change. With the elections behind us, many in the academic and scientific sphere are bracing for the next administration’s policy platforms and subsequent implementation. Congress and the Executive Branch now share the same political party and federal funding for scientific research and federal policy in addressing...

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ESA Special Election Message: The Transition
Nov10

ESA Special Election Message: The Transition

The following statement is attributable to Ecological Society of America President David M. Lodge. ESA is the world’s largest community of professional ecologists. “Although the US election promises great changes, the laws of nature will  remain unchanged. These include the dependence of human welfare on clean water, clean air, well managed fish populations, abundant bees to pollinate our crops, and healthy ecosystems that provide the...

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