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Friday, October 05, 2007

Clinton Addresses Science Policy

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton delievered a science policy speech laying "out her plans to support scientific research and restore the role of science in decision-making." Clinton's remarks were made at the Carnegie Institute of Washington, October 4, 2007 at 8:45 AM.

The New York Senator pledged support to NASA's space and earth science programs. The presidential candidate urged: 1] Pursuing an ambitious 21st century Space Exploration Program, by implementing a balanced strategy of robust human spaceflight, expanded robotic spaceflight, and enhanced space science activities; 2] Developing a comprehensive space-based Earth Sciences agenda, including full funding for NASA's Earth Sciences program and a space-based Climate Change Initiative that will help us secure the scientific knowledge we need to combat global warming; and, 3] Promoting American leadership in aeronautics by reversing funding cuts to NASA's and FAA's aeronautics R&D budget.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Another socialist boondoggle from clinton!