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 Professor Renn is scientific director at the Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies (IASS) in Potsdam (Germany), and serves as the spokesperson for the Kopernikus Project for the Energy Transition Navigation System

PODCAST | AAAS 2018 Live: A Sustainable Energy Future

By Zack Valdez
Dr. Zack Valdez, a AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellow in the U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee with a background in engineering and geoscience, interviews Ortwinn Renn. Professor
International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, U.S. Department of State

Breaking The Cycle: Combating The Opioid Crisis Through Global Drug Demand Reduction

By Andrew Thompson
Editor's note: This blog was originally published on the U.S. Department of State blogs DipNote and Medium. The consequences of drug use are felt by millions of people in the United States and around
One health theme of Outbreak exhibition

Museum Exhibition on Epidemics in a Connected World

By Paul Lartey
Fifty million people died when about a third of the world’s population became victims of an influenza pandemic, dubbed the Spanish flu, that started in 1918 and ended in 1919. The cause of that
A child clamping his hands over his ears.

Background Noise and Classroom Design

By Lucy Erickson
The views expressed in this post do not necessarily represent the views of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the National Science Foundation, or the United States Government
Early Citizen Science: Thomas Jefferson's Weather Record, 1776-1818

Citizen Science: Many hands building a web of powerful data

By Alice Kelly Pennaz
It’s early on a Saturday as Ann Kelly carefully picks her way down a steep stream bank in her dusty-green rubber boots. On one side of the stream is a residential street, on the other a popular park


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