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There’s a new wind blowing in Washington

Sunday, December 21st, 2008

and doesn’t it feel good! There finally is hope that things will change in Washington. And for the better, as if one had to mention that. President-elect Barak Obama has taken a significant step towards taking on environmental issues by nominating top climate experts to key science posts in his administration. There is Harvard physicist John Holdren as Mr Obama’s scientific adviser, marine biologist Jane Lubchenco is to head the US oceanic research body, also on board will be Nobel Prize-winning scientist Harold Varmus and Eric Lander, a specialist in human genome research. Things are definitel looking up!