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The Federation of American Scientists (FAS) Applauds the Newly Announced Board Selected to Lead the Foundation for Energy Security and Innovation (FESI)

“FAS enthusiastically celebrates this FESI milestone because, as one of the country’s oldest science and technology-focused public interest organizations, we recognize the scale of the energy transition challenge and the urgency to broker new collaborations and models to move new energy technology from lab to market,” says Dan Correa, CEO of FAS.

05.09.24 | 3 min read
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Science Policy
Blog
Climate Change Challenges and Solutions in Forestry & Agriculture

Understanding the implications of climate change in agriculture and forestry is crucial for our nation to forge ahead with effective strategies and outcomes.

04.19.24 | 7 min read
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Science Policy
day one project
Policy Memo
Enhancing Public Health Preparedness for Climate Change-Related Health Impacts

The escalating frequency and intensity of extreme heat events, exacerbated by climate change, pose a significant and growing threat to public health. By leveraging funding mechanisms, incentives, and requirements, HHS can strengthen health system preparedness.

04.04.24 | 8 min read
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Science Policy
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Policy Memo
Combating Extreme Heat with a National Moonshot

The White House Climate Policy Office should establish a National Moonshot to Combat Extreme Heat, an all-of-government program to accelerate federal efforts to reduce heat risk.

04.02.24 | 10 min read
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Science Policy
Blog
For America to Become Climate Resilient, We Need Innovative Policy Solutions to Address The Extreme Heat Crisis

FAS introduces a cohort of over 20 experts from our Extreme Heat Policy Challenge to develop high-impact policy recommendations that comprehensively address the extreme heat crisis.

01.09.24 | 4 min read
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Science Policy
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Policy Memo
Engaging Coal Communities in Decarbonization Through Nuclear Energy

A just transition from coal to nuclear energy production requires developers to listen and respond to local communities’ concerns and needs through the process of planning, siting, licensing, design, construction, and eventual decommissioning.

11.08.23 | 10 min read
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Science Policy
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Policy Memo
Leveraging Positive Tipping Points to Accelerate Decarbonization

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.

08.23.23 | 13 min read
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Science Policy
Issue Brief
Six hot opportunity areas to beat the heat through federal policy

Extreme heat is the number one weather-related killer of Americans, yet receives minimal targeted federal support and dedicated funding for planning, mitigation, and recovery.

08.13.23 | 13 min read
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Science Policy
Press release
FAS Unveils 23 Actionable Recommendations for Improving Wildland Fire Policy

FAS unveils 23 actionable recommendations aimed at improving woodland fire policy

04.19.23 | 2 min read
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Science Policy
Blog
Assessing Agency-Reported Progress on the Justice40 Initiative

Question: What do family game nights and federal government initiatives have in common? Answer: They’re both much easier to successfully start than to successfully finish. Coordinating multiple stakeholders—each with their unique interests and perspectives—around a common goal is simply difficult. At FAS, we have yet to figure out how to best tackle family game nights. But we […]

11.03.22 | 4 min read
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Blog
Countering Climate Change With Renewable Energy Technologies

Climate change is bringing about rising temperatures, which have significant negative impacts on humans and the environment, and transitioning to renewable energy sources, such as biofuels, can help meet this challenge.

07.08.21 | 4 min read
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Policy Memo
A Carbon Tax to Combat Climate Change and Support Low-Income Households

A tax-and-dividend approach that mitigates the challenging impacts that carbon policies have on poor and suburban/rural communities.

01.27.21 | 1 min read
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