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Technical Report

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This report provides a selective survey of U.S. government policies that have affected technological innovation in the post-World War II period, and draws “lessons learned” for greenhouse gas (GHG) reductions. Throughout the report, technology is viewed in an evolutionary context that is based on and consistent with a large body of work by economists, historians, and policy analysts.

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Engineering Commons



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Pew Center on Global Climate Change, Arlington, VA .