LADIES FLORAL DIAMANTE STUD DETAIL TOE POST 4 PADDED FOOTBED SANDAL SIZE 4 POST X 8 598021

LADIES FLORAL DIAMANTE STUD  DETAIL TOE POST 4 PADDED FOOTBED SANDAL SIZE 4 POST X 8 598021
New Balance Womens Fashion Color Black/Pink/Aqua One-Band Slide/Sandals, Size 9M,
Ipanema Women's Wave Vista Flip-Flop Green Size 5.0,

Along with running the free world, President Barack Obama has spent the past seven years guiding U.S. science and technology policy. The initiatives and goals he puts in place—in clean energy, space, medicine, education, nanotechnology, and more—help direct research, which in turn directs the future. With one year left in the Oval Office, the president talks about what he’s achieved, what’s left to do (a lot), and why being a nerd is one of the best ways to serve your country.

By Cliff Ransom
Photography by F. Scott Schafer

Popular Science: You have been a very pro-science president. Why do you see science and technology as being so important?

New! Oniel slide black size 8 3in heel,Man/Woman Aldo Women’s Wedge Sandal Size 38 We have won praise from our customers. Clearance Different styles,JOSEF SEIBEL SANDALS SIZE 37 4 GREEN AND CREAM GOOD CONDITION,New Womens Stiletto High Heel Sandals Back Zip Peep Toe Party Evening Shoes Size,nero zeppa bassa sandali con volant AVANTI cinturino e open toe,NATURALIZER N5 COMFORT CATNISS SANDALS (WOMENS WHITE WITH ADJUSTABLE STRAP SIZE,IPANEMA FASHION shoes womens flip flops sandals low slippers clogs sea flip,Grandco sandals Beach Pool slide Brown gold stone women's 7 beads,Easy Spirit Shoes Womens Low Strappy Leather Comfort Sandals Black 9M,NEW Aerosoles Women's Disc E Business Sandal Sandals Buckles Black Woman Size 8,Ladies Savannah Flower Detailed Toe Post Sandals,Black Sexy Fashion Faux Suede Shaft Stulish Ruffle Zip Womens Gladiator Sandals,SAM EDELMAN: Circus: Lilly: True Black color, Espadrilles Sandal Size 9.5M,Dirty Laundry Womens Faron Closed Toe Casual Slide Sandals,Leather Collection F0R0128 Sandales Bride Orteil Noir Serpent ou Brun (R3B)( J&k,Not Rated Genevieve Women's Faux Suede Thong Caged Gladiator Sandals Shoes,Gold Color BAMBOO Women T-Strap Slip on Triangle Flat Sandals Shoes Size 9,Rialto Women's black leather ankle strap sandals SZ 7,Spot On F10242 Ladies Camel Built Heel Shoes,Arturochiang Summer Shoes Women Size 8 Brand-New Wedges metallicDAMEN HI-TEC SOUL-RIDERZ LEBEN RIEMEN SCHWARZ/BLOSSOM FREIZEIT SOMMER SANDALEN,WOMENS STILETTO MID HEEL PLATFORM CUT SANDALS LADIES POINt TOE COURT SHOES SIZE,M & S Snake Print Leather Strappy SandalsTongs claquettes Kappa Monetta fushia tong Rose 77220 - Neuf,Haflinger Women’s Mule Sandals Size 38 Nice,Born Crown Womens 8 Gold Strappy Sandal,Mujer Zuecos Mulas Cuero Auténtico Zapatillas Tacón Informal Nuevo,St Johns Bay 8.5M Sandals Slides Wedge Hot Pink Shoes Slip On,Just Fab Zarla Sandals in Cognac US Size 7,size 8 Thalia Sodi Vanessa Red Ankle Strap Heel Sandals Pumps Womens Shoes


PS: Among your White House initiatives, you’ve focused heavily on improving STEM education in America. What’s your proudest achievement on that front?

BO: There’s a lot to be proud of. We now graduate 25,000 more engineers per year from our colleges and universities than we did when I took office. We’re more than halfway toward our goal of preparing 100,000 new math and science teachers by 2021. We’ve secured more than $1 billion of private investment for improving STEM education, and commitments from college and university leadership to help underrepresented students earn STEM degrees. There’s also something that’s harder to measure, but every bit as important: all the young people, including minorities and young women, who are more excited than ever about pursuing their passions for STEM.
    One of the new traditions I’ve started as president is the White House Science Fair. We ought to celebrate science fair winners at least as much as Super Bowl winners. And when young people are excited about science, technology, engineering, and math, that’s not just good for them. That’s good for America. We want the next game-changing industry or life-saving breakthrough to happen right here in the United States.


PS: Do you consider yourself a nerd and, if so, what’s your nerdiest pastime?

Item specifics

Condition:
New with box: A brand-new, unused, and unworn item (including handmade items) in the original packaging (such as ... Read moreabout the condition
Modified Item: No
Upper Material: Synthetic Country/Region of Manufacture: China
Sole: Synthetic Style: Footbed Sandals
Size Type: Regular Fastening: Elasticated
Look: casual Exact Heel Height: Flat
Features: Elasticated Back Heel Height: Flat (less than 0.5")
Occasion: Casual Product ID: Monsoon
Brand:

Jo & Joe

Pattern: No Pattern
Heel Type: Flat Footbed Sandal

Max Studio Silver Metallic Leather Ankle Strap High Heel Sandals 8.5,

PS: You also put heavy emphasis on developing innovation and entrepreneurship. How do you make Silicon Valley happen all over the country?

Dororty Perkins Cork Wedge Sandals 5 70s Boho SummerSandalias mujere Estilo Espartano Altas Piel sintética 6 De tiras Pierre-cedric,Billabong Dama Sandal - Blue Wave - New,Women's Bohemia Sandals Gladiator sandals Rhinestone Flip Flops sandals shoesLadies Savannah Toe Post Sandals The Style - F0987,Bass Womens Sandals Brown Woven Leather Slip On Slide Sandals 8.5 W,Jams World Women's Wedge Flip Flops Sandals Multi Colored Size 7IKRUSH Womens Liza Studded Caged Open Toe Sandals,Donna Hi-Tec Sandali Estivi' Soul-Riderz Life Cinturino'Rockport Cobb Hill leather aubrey t straps sandals, yellow, size 7.5,Brand New Predictions Women's Black Strappy Slides Sandals Size 6.5,Ladies Hi-Tec Grey/Taupe Sandals UK Sizes 3-8 Galicia StrapH BY HUDSON LIGHT BROWN LEATHER FLAT SANDALS WITH ANKLE STRAPS SIZE 6,Blazin Roxx Women's FlipFlops Cassie Wedge Floral Brown Sandals 41102 NWT Sz 10,Man's/Woman's American Eagle Sandals Women's Size 13 Long-term reputation New products in 2018 Elegant and stable packagingNEW LADIES ROXY BRITANY TURQUOISE BLUE FLIP FLOPS WOMENS GIRLS BEACH SANDALS,If Carrini Black w/ Gold Accent Women's Sandals**Teva Mush Mandalyn Wedge Sandal - Women's Size 8, Black/Purple,Skechers White Mary Jane Sz 6.5 Leather So Cute,F1R0809 LADIES SPOT ON SLIP ON DIAMANTE OPEN TOE CASUAL FLAT MULE SUMMER SANDALS,Man's/Woman's ARIZONA SANDALS WOMEN'S SIZE 7 1/2 excellent quality Upper material uniqueNew Havaianas 2017 Women's Tria Print - All Colors and All Sizes,Women's Bongo Brown Wedge Sandals Size 8.5 Medium Width Straps Heels Summer EUC,Kelly & Katie Kirstie Womens Heeled Sandals Silver 6 US / 4 y5S,Sanuk Women's Rubber Sandals Gray Embellished Circle Flip Flops Size 7-8 NICE,Cobian Women's Fiesta Bounce Flip-Flop Pewter Size 11.0,AUTOGRAPH WOMENS SANDALS SIZE /,Shoebox Size 6 Blue Wedge Espadrilles Worn OnceMujer Spot On - Alto Costuras Tacón Sandalias F10705,J Crew Fleur De Lis Flip Flop Sandals Size 7 Hot Pink Gold Thongs Beach,

Adam Tucker By Me Too 'Arianna' Slingback Strappy Sandal Size 9.5 Black,
PS: Let’s talk about more-difficult science: Two of your biggest science initiatives have been to decode the brain and pioneer precision medicine. Why choose these two?

BO: When it comes to precision medicine, advances in technology, data science, and clinical research are already curing diseases that were once thought to be incurable. It’s entirely possible that a decade or two from now, treatments would be tailored not just to the disease, but also to the individual patient. We’re being careful to protect patient data and to make participants partners in this work. Because if we embrace precision medicine in the right way, the possibilities for better treatments are practically endless.
    The BRAIN Initiative is another project whose time has come. Right now, we can identify galaxies billions of light-years away. We can study particles smaller than an atom. But we still haven’t unlocked the mystery of the 3 pounds of matter that sits between our ears. I believe that with America leading the way, we can change that. Hundreds of scientists and dozens of universities, companies, foundations, and other organizations have stepped up to help us tackle this challenge.


PS: You’ve also advocated the development of a private space industry to work alongside and complement government efforts. What is your vision for space exploration and commercialization? Who does what?

BO: I’ve laid out a vision for space exploration where our astronauts travel out into the solar system not just to visit, but to stay. To build a sustainable human presence in space, we’ll need a thriving private-sector space economy. I see the expanding space industry as an addition to, not a replacement for, the extraordinary work of NASA. With industry taking over tasks like ferrying cargo and crew to the International Space Station, NASA can focus even more intensely on the most challenging exploration missions, like landing astronauts on Mars or learning more about Earth and the rest of our solar system.
    As we set our sights toward other planets, we can also create good jobs here on this one. American companies have begun to reclaim the lucrative market for launching commercial satellites. That’s just one example of the way that a growing space economy can help American workers succeed.


PS: If you were to end up on Mars, who would you want as your companion: Mark Watney from The Martian, or Ellen Ripley from Alien?

BO: As long as it’s a hypothetical question, can’t I pick both? If I’ve got Matt Damon growing potatoes and Sigourney Weaver taking care of any unwelcome intruders, I like my chances.

Ladies Sandals Miss Selfridge Pluto Silver Star Size New,

PS: It’s been barely two months since a climate agreement was struck in Paris. How do you think the agreement will be remembered 20 years from now?

BO: I believe the Paris agreement can be a turning point for our planet. It’s the biggest single step the world has ever taken toward combating global climate change. When I traveled to Paris at the beginning of the climate conference, I said we needed an enduring agreement that reduces global carbon emissions and commits the world to a low-carbon future. That’s exactly what we achieved.
    The American people should be proud because this historic agreement is a tribute to American leadership. The skeptics said that taking action to transition to a clean-energy economy would kill jobs. Instead, we’ve seen the longest streak of private-sector job creation in history. We’ve driven our economic output to all-time highs, while driving our carbon pollution to its lowest level in nearly two decades.
    These kinds of concrete steps helped bring more countries to the table. With our historic joint announcement with China last year, we showed it was possible to bridge the old divides between developed and developing nations that had stymied global progress for too long. And that accomplishment inspired dozens and dozens of other nations to follow our lead and set ambitious climate targets of their own.

PS: What do you see as your administration’s greatest achievement when it comes to climate science?

BO: Before you can solve a problem, you have to understand it. That’s why we’ve fought hard to protect the funding for the U.S. Global Change Research Program, a government-wide effort to help us see what’s happening in the present so we can better predict the future. Thanks to their efforts, our satellites, aircraft, ships, buoys, and terrestrial-monitoring systems are providing indispensable insights and strengthening the models that tell us what to expect going forward.
    My administration hasn’t just helped to advance climate science—we’ve also made good use of the results. We used the most up-to-date insights from climate science as the basis of our national Climate Action Plan. And we’ve begun to develop accessible climate databases and tools that help governments, businesses, and citizens protect themselves from the effects of climate change that we can’t avoid.

President Obama, photographed on January 4 at the White House

PS: What would you say to the few climate-change deniers left in Congress and outside it?

BO: Fifteen of the planet’s 16 warmest years have come in the first 16 years of the 21st century. The warmest year yet was 2015. The Pentagon is warning us that climate change will threaten our national security by fostering instability overseas. Here at home, we’re seeing longer and more dangerous wildfire seasons, coupled with devastating droughts. Last year I visited Alaska, where towns are literally being swallowed up by rising sea levels. Miami now routinely floods at high tide.
    So this debate is over. The question now is what we do about climate change because there is such a thing as being too late. And I think that regardless of their party, if candidates for elected office want to resign your children and grandchildren to a world that’s broken beyond repair, then there’s simply no way they deserve your vote.

PS: One last question on climate: Do you think you’ve done enough?

BO: Well, here’s what we’ve done. Over the past seven years, we have transformed America into the global leader in fighting climate change. We’ve set new fuel standards for cars and trucks, invested more than any administration in history in growing industries like wind and solar, taken unprecedented steps to protect our natural resources, and set limits on the amount of carbon pollution that power plants can dump into the air. Most important, we’ve proved that we don’t have to choose between a growing economy and a safer planet for future generations. We can have both.
    But in the end, when I think about our efforts to combat climate change, I don’t just think about CO2 emissions levels or degrees of global temperature rise. I think about my two girls, and the grandchildren I’d hope to have one day. I imagine myself pushing a little boy or girl on a swing set, out in the open air, looking up at the sun. In that moment, I want to know that the planet’s going to be in pretty good shape. And I want to have contributed to that.
    Because that’s our goal: to leave behind a better, safer, more prosperous world for our kids and grandkids. That’s our most important mission in the time we have on Earth. And after seven years as president, I’ve never been more confident that together, we’ll succeed.

LADIES FLORAL DIAMANTE STUD DETAIL TOE POST 4 PADDED FOOTBED SANDAL SIZE 4 POST X 8 598021