The article focuses on the effort of the administration of U.S. President Barack Obama to try a new level of trust on science in resolving challenges in the energy industry in the U.S. According to the article, the administration showed its dedication to transform the nation from an energy economy based on fossil fuels to one based on renewable sources of energy. It is stated that the effort of the government must guarantee that the technologies cited cost less and will be exploited, under proper incentives, by a transformed energy industry.


Branscomb, Lewis M. "A Focused Approach to Society's Grand Challenges." Issues in Science and Technology 25.4 (Summer 2009): 61-66.