The ESS Open Archive is moving to a new publishing platform where it will continue to accelerate the open discovery of Earth and space science research.
Industry Leaders Dominate Trump’s Science and Tech Advisory Council
The council’s launch, more than 2 and a half years into the Trump presidency, has an initial membership that is heavy on industry, with just one academic and no representatives from civil society.
White House Science Adviser Outlines Vision
In his first major address, the director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy emphasized the roles of the private sector and the federal government.
White House Science Adviser Seat Filled After 2 Years
The Senate’s confirmation of Kelvin Droegemeier to head the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy is a win for the science community. But will Trump take his advice?
White House Pick for Top Science Spot Stresses Science Integrity
At his Senate confirmation hearing, Kelvin Droegemeier, Trump’s choice to head the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, discussed plans to tackle the nation’s scientific challenges.
Trump Administration Moving Closer to Picking Science Director
The White House is considering separating the usually merged roles of director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy and assistant to the president for science and technology.
White House Urges Future Science and Technology Priorities
Memos from the departing Obama administration specify science and technology frontiers for investment by President-elect Donald Trump and Congress.
White House: National Security Plans Must Consider Climate Risks
Along with the new policy directive, the administration released a report on how climate changes—from more extreme weather to sea level rise—can threaten national security.
Next President Must Name Science Leaders Fast, Report Urges
The report steers clear of providing guidance for how the next president should deal with specific science and technology issues, but it calls out climate change as a key policy area.
Earth Observation Plan Focuses on User Needs and Measurements
A new U.S. National Plan for Civil Earth Observations focuses on user needs and defines a framework for constructing a balanced portfolio of Earth observing systems, White House officials said.