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Climate Change Australia – How To Write A Modern Grant Application

July 25, 2012 by

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By Andrew Bolt~ How do you get a grant from the Australian Research Council? Just add the words “climate change” to your otherwise undistinguished grant application. Philippa Martyr demonstrates the extremes some researchers have gone to – and been rewarded for: Civil Engineering: “This project will develop innovative light gauge steel roofing systems with considerably […]

Time to Return ARPA-E to Its Original Mission

June 5, 2012 by

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By Nicolas Loris ~ Despite having a budget for only a few years, the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) is quickly becoming a microcosm of the larger problems associated with the entire Department of Energy (DOE). ARPA-E, a program within the DOE, is meant to fund high-risk, high-reward projects that the private sector would likely […]

Serious Problems Exist with Government’s Energy Research Program

January 26, 2012 by

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By Nicolas Loris ~ The Department of Energy’s (DOE) Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) is a program designed to fund high-risk, high-reward projects that the private sector would not embark upon on its own. ARPA-E has as its mission reducing energy imports, increasing energy efficiency, and reducing energy-related emissions, including greenhouse gases. The program is […]

Climate Change Funding Double Standards – Thank Heavens For Democracy

July 7, 2009 by

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The title might seem a little obscure, but it will become a lot sharper. I’m sure you’ve all heard of cases when a Scientist, or even someone who is not, comes out and say that the Science behind Global Warming Climate Change is not settled, and there is still questions that need to be asked. […]