September 24, 2009 | Posted by Michael McCarthy, Joseph S. Nye, Jr. Research Intern - 6:38am | 2 Comments
- Forbes reports on the EPA's new regulation that will require large carbon emitters in U.S. industry to report their emissions.
- President Obama will ask his G-20 counterparts to cut their fossil fuel subsidies, according to Bloomberg. Interestingly, the plan was announced by Michael Froman, who holds a joint position on the National Security Council and the National Economic Council.
- The New Security Beat covers the new Woodrow Wilson Center report on Pakistan's critical water shortages, which can only help cause more instability in that country.
- An MSNBC.com article on Saudi Arabia's vision for a new science and technology research sector points to how costly, and potentially disruptive of social norms, a stable transition could be for oil-based economies.
- In reviewing a new Nature article, Wired.com looks beyond CO2 concentrations to eight other "environmental factors critical to humanity’s future."
Tomorrow we will also do a weekly roundup on the UN activities of the week, but for today, we'll just say that we're thrilled of how much emphasis the President placed on natural security issues in yesterday's address.