We’re looking for policy ideas to advance science, technology and innovation to deliver dramatic progress and build a more inclusive America.
The field of public policy suffers from a lack of transparency and inclusivity. Crucial policies are too often set by the same few people talking to each other, with few meaningful opportunities for everyone else to be heard. As a result, public policy fails to reflect the needs or priorities of the vast majority of individuals who are excluded from the policymaking process.
With our friends at Next100, we crowdsourced emerging ideas that advance science, technology, and innovation to deliver dramatic progress on a broad suite of issues, and to change the face and future of policy to build a more inclusive, just, and democratic America.
Read the SPxE memos below and come back often as we publish more.
The Biden-Harris Administration should facilitate the transition to a clean grid by aggressively supporting utility-scale renewable energy resources in rural areas that are connected to urban centers through modernized high-voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission.
To address the opioid crisis, DOJ and CMS should facilitate the accessibility of medication for opioid use disorders and train professionals.
Improving and expanding green public and active transportation will be crucial for equitably decarbonizing the transportation sector: here’s how the government can make funding for public transit from the IRA and IIJA go the extra mile.