Ladies Moccasins New Moccasin Luxury Slipper Moccasins Ladies Slippers Womens Size 994bc8

Ladies Moccasins New Moccasin Luxury Slipper Moccasins Ladies Slippers Womens Size 994bc8
Aerusi Women Men Slip On Spa Slippers Winter Warm Shoes Indoor Home Flip Flops,
Ben Sherman mens Daytona Slides Sandels Size 7 new,

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?

Sam Edelman Josephine Caramel Leather Fringe Riding Boots - Size 7,Ladies Avon Miracle Flower Pink Fluffy Cosy Slip on Slippers Size 5-6 & 7-8 BNIPWOMEN'S PAUL GREEN MUNCHEN OVER THE KNEE BLACK SUEDE BOOTS SIZE 4.5 U.S. 7Bass Womens Brown Leather Ankle Boot Shoe - Size 7M,New Steve Madden Mens Grey Moccasin Slippers Size 11,Four Seasons Ladies Slip On Slippers F325,THE OLD GRINGO Rare Sample Women's Boots 7 1/2 7.5 B Zip Brown Leather Brazil,Ladies Spot On Moccasin Suede Faux Fur Slippers Beige / Pink / Blue,BLACK LEATHER ANKLE BOOTS SAKS FIFTH AVE 7.5SheSole Womens Ballet Flats Comfortable Satin Wedding Slippers Shoes,Teva Jade Cove Black Leather Lined Boots Women's Size 7,Soludos - Women's Mule Ibiza Navy Canvas - Midnight Blue,LazyOne Unisexe Black Bear Paw Slipper Pantoufles Adulte XL,Gentleman/Lady Star Wars Jedi Chaussons Beautiful color Used in durability negotiation,Chaussure Sandale ASICS TS420 Black/Silver FR 35 réf : 420Brand new Puma Men's Black Starcat Tech Slide Sandals - Without Box,Men's/Women's Mens Newton And Ridley Mule Slippers Coronation Street Various goods In short supply Seasonal promotion BB1268,Stegmann Women's Wool Clog Poly Sole / L108P Pine,Mr/Ms Men's Four Seasons Brown Cord Slippers Every item described is available Carefully selected materials Seasonal hot saleLADIES SPOT ON SLIP ON FUCHSIA NAVY OWL PRINT INDOOR WARM MULES SLIPPERS X2093LADIES SPOT ON PURPLE FLORAL SLIP ON SLIPPERS 212999,Man's/Woman's Mens Clarks Relaxed Style Mule Slippers Diverse new design Moderate cost King of the crowdMen/Women PANTOFOLE CALDE E COMODE PREGUNTA IEBT3149 Best-selling worldwide Impeccable Popular tide shoes,Man's/Woman's Mens Northwest Territory Beach Sandals Sahara Promotion product quality Known for its beautiful quality,Keen Uneek Flat Cord Mens Footwear Sandals - Gargoyle Burnt Orange All Sizes,IRO $770 Kim Beige Suede Flat Ankle Boots with Silver Stud Detail sz 7 IT 37,Hombre Clarks un Trek Cove de Piel Color Marrón Oscuro InformalMan/Woman hommes sandos Tongs 'P508' wholesale Attractive fashion Tide shoes list,Ladies Pink & White Star Slippers Boots Size 3/4 From Love Sleep Brand NewSleepers GUY Twin Gusset hecked Velour Indoor Slippers,


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
Item Condition: New: With Tags
Shoe Type: Slippers MPN:

Does not apply

Occasion: Everyday Gender: Womens
Other Details: Moccasins Brand:

Top-Designer-Clothing

Type: Comfort Clog Main Material: Synthetic
Fastening: Slip On Category: Slipper
Heel Type: Flat Heel Style: Slipper
EAN:

Does not apply

Mens Padders Baxter Grey Fabric Mule Slippers,

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

Mr/Ms Sparkly Boots selling price Fine art Various latest designs,Womens Sheepskin Full Slippers Hand Made Hard Sole Wool Moccasins 3 4 5 6 7 8,Silver Hen Bride Spa Slippers wedding Bridesmaid personalised bridal gift,Man's/Woman's Ladies Four Seasons Slippers Kathy Clever and practical Fast delivery Very practical,Men's/Women's hommes Roamers Sandales orteils fermés Nigel Wear resistant International choice Extreme speed logistics,Mr/Ms Hombre Padders espuma viscoelástica Pantuflas Baxter Customer first New in stock Diversified new designMen's/Women's Mens Sandals Casual Beach Fashion Walking Flat Comfort Shoes Slipper Size Practical and economical Fine art Human border VR74,VINCE CAMUTO Fabina KNEE High BOOT Black BROWN LEATHER Riding TALL Women Sz 7,GIUSEPPE ZANOTTI Design Black Leather Ankle Boots Booties Heels Size 37.5 US 7.5LADIES SUEDE MOCCASIN SLIPPERS AVAILABLE IN BLUE,Women's Dearfoam blue slippers size XL 11-12 new with tags,Lambland Ladies Sheepskin Suede and Moccasin Slippers with Soft suede Sole,Tongs claquettes Quiksilver Molokai nubuck black tong Noir 44715 - Neuf,Mountain Warehouse Street Mens Flip Flops - Navy & Black BNWT RRP .99,Gentlemen/Ladies Mens Northwest Territory Toe Post Sandals Fiji Various goods High-quality materials have fun AR726,PAJAR ALINA WATERPROOF INSULATED WINTER BOOTS EURO 38 WOMEN'S 7 7.5 RTL $185,BANDOLINO BLACK WOMEN Tall BOOTS SIZE 38 7 HEEL 2 3/4 IN,Ladies Women Novelty Velvet Soft Knitted Faux Fur Ballerina Indoor Slippers GiftNike Wmns Praktisk Black Anthracite Womens Sandals NSW Slide Slip on AO2722-001,Nero 39 EU Supersoft 274 637, Pantofole Donna, (Black 003), Scarpe (xhg)B489 Moccasin indian Huron Man manufactured in Canada,Men's/Women's Prada Gabardine Low Top Sneaker Moderate price buy Exquisite processingMen/Women Mens Padders Memory Foam Full Slippers Lewis High security Carefully selected materials Known for its beautiful quality VB1377,Liz Claiborne Women's "Lynn" Dark Brown Stretch Ankle Zip Boots Heels Size 7.5M,Fergalicious Nash Faux Leather Booties, Women's - Size 7.5 M, Cognac,Mujer Cuatro Temporada Azul Marino Terciopelo Zapatillas ' f592-2.5cmBoulevard Dee Toe Post Padded Comfort Summer Casual Sandals Pewter PUBIRKENSTOCK ARIZONA BIRKO FLOR SCHUHE BLUE 051753 SANDALEN WEITE SCHMAL,Gentleman/Lady Uomo morlands pelle Pantofola LAUDER High-quality Low price Very practical,Eastland Tristan Sandals Men’s 11M Thong Flip Flops Leather Tan,

Mens Grey Non Slip Memory Foam Slippers Size Small 6-7 New,
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.

Steve Madden Red zip Ankle Boots Brown leather TOKKEN Sz 7.5 M,

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 Moccasins New Moccasin Luxury Slipper Moccasins Ladies Slippers Womens Size 994bc8