Category 5

Posted by – July 1, 2011

Report cover Five years ago, the National Academies prepared Rising Above the Gathering Storm, a book that cautioned: “Without a renewed effort to bolster the foundations of our competitiveness, we can expect to lose our privileged position.” So where does America stand now in comparison to five years ago when the Gathering Storm book was prepared? Worse, according to the authors of Rising Above the Gathering Storm, Revisited: Rapidly Approaching Category 5, who further assert that addressing America’s competitiveness challenge could require decades. The book reviews actions taken to date and discusses the state of science and innovation in America.


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