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Rescue US energy innovation

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President Trump has proposed severe cuts to US government spending on energy research, development and demonstration, but Congress has the ‘power of the purse’ and can rescue US energy innovation. If serious cuts are enacted, the pace of innovation will slow, harming the economy, energy security and global environmental quality.

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  1. Laura Diaz Anadon, Kelly Sims Gallagher and John P. Holdren made equal contributions.


  1. Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, CB3 9DT, UK

    • Laura Diaz Anadon
  2. The Fletcher School, Tufts University, Medford, MA, 02155, USA

    • Kelly Sims Gallagher
  3. John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, 02138, USA

    • John P. Holdren


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