Enhancing recovery rates among individuals grappling with mental health and substance use issues requires a multi-pronged approach.
To increase lending to low- and moderate-income communities while protecting the 7(a) Loan Program, SBA should establish a mentor-protégé program and conditional certification regime for innovative financial technology companies.
The Biden Administration should undertake a three-pronged strategy for leveraging the power of positive tipping points to create a larger-than-anticipated return on investment in the transition to a clean energy future.
Powering the clean energy transition is more important now than ever. Authors propose creating the Energy Security Workforce Training (ESWT) Initiative to align existing U.S. government support for education and training that will create resilient supply chains and address the green skills gap.
One-third of U.S. anthropogenic methane emissions come from cattle and other ruminants, and addressing these emissions could lead to a 3% decrease in the U.S. greenhouse gas footprint.
The DOE should use the full authority granted to it by Congress in executing other transactions to advance the clean energy transition and develop secure energy infrastructure in line with their agency mission.
To achieve a durable and strategic interagency approach to the bioeconomy, OSTP should establish a Bioeconomy Initiative Coordination Office to coordinate strategic U.S. government investments in the bioeconomy.
To make communities safer and law enforcement officers more successful, the Biden-Harris Administration should create a national minimum standard for entry-level academy training.
Comprehensive food labeling regulation reform can help consumers avoid deceptive marketing and allow farmers and grocers to compete fairly.
To address the opioid crisis, DOJ and CMS should facilitate the accessibility of medication for opioid use disorders and train professionals.
Our current models cannot predict this extreme fire behavior—nor can they reproduce recent catastrophic wildfires, making them likely to fail at predicting future wildfires or determining when it is safe to light prescribed fires.
Data infrastructure critical for identifying and minimizing smoke-related hazards is largely absent from our wildland fire management toolbox despite its life-saving potential.