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Science academies issue statements on energy efficiency, innovation

National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine

May 16 -- The U.S. National Academy of Sciences joined 12 other national science academies today in calling on world leaders -- particularly G8 leaders who will meet in June -- to address global climate change and energy-access issues by promoting low carbon-emission energy systems and more efficient use of energy. The academies also urged leaders to facilitate scientific and technical innovation, and to simplify and enforce a balanced intellectual property regime.

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Science Academies' Joint Statement: Promotion and Protection of Innovation http://www/includes/G8Statement_Innovation_07_May.pdf
Science Academies' Joint Statement: Sustainability, Energy Efficiency, and Climate Protection http://www/includes/G8Statement_Energy_07_May.pdf

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