Documents, Speeches, & Reports

June 22, 2016: Pollinator Partnership Action Plan (pdf)

May 26, 2016: Presentation by John P. Holdren on The Growing Risk from Exteme Heat Under Global Climate Change (pdf)

May 14, 2016: Commencement Speech by John P. Holdren at Green Mountain College (pdf)

May 9, 2016: Presentation by John P. Holdren on Science in its Rightful Place: Much Accomplished, Much Still to Do (pdf)

May 2, 2016: Letter to the House and Senate Appropriations Committees on the activities of the Interagency Working Group on Neuroscience (pdf)

April 29, 2016: Letter on public access to Federally funded research, as required by the Consolidated Appropriations Act (Public Law 114-113) (pdf)

April 14, 2016: Presentation by John P. Holdren on Science in its Rightful Place: Much Accomplished, Much Still to Do (pdf)

April 4, 2016: Report on on-orbit authority, as required by the Commercial Space Launch Competitiveness Act (Public Law 114-90) (pdf)

March 22, 2016: Presentation by John P. Holdren on Water Challenges and Opportunities: The Scientific Context (pdf)

March 11, 2016: National Climate Assessment and Other Expenditures Report to Congress (pdf)

February 29, 2016: Presentation by John P. Holdren on Science and Engineering for the Public Good: Priorities, Policies, and Partnerships in the Obama Administration (pdf)

February 12, 2016: Presentation by John P. Holdren on U.S. Science in a New Global Era: A View from the White House (pdf)

February 9, 2016: 2016 Federal Cybersecurity Research and Development Strategic Plan (pdf)

December 15, 2015: Federal Ocean & Coastal Activities Report to the U.S. Congress for FY 2012-2015 (pdf)https://www.whitehouse.gov/sites/default/files/microsites/ostp/FOCAR%202012-2015.pdf

November 9, 2015: Presentation by John P. Holdren on Climate Science and Public Policy (pdf)

November 3, 2015: Presentation by John P. Holdren on Earth Science and Policy in the Obama Administration (pdf)

October 29, 2015: Presentation by John P. Holdren on Climate Science and Public Policy: From (pre)1965 to (post)2015 (pdf)

October 28, 2015: Progress update on policies to increase public access to the results of federally funded scientific research (pdf)

October 19, 2015: Remarks by John P. Holdren at the White House Summit on Climate and the Road through Paris: Business and Science Coming Together (pdf)

October 5, 2015: Presentation by John P. Holdren on Common Challenges & Shared Opportunities for the USA and Japan in Science, Technology, and Innovation (pdf)

September 30, 2015: Opening remarks by John P. Holdren at the White House Citizen Science Forum: "Open Science and Innovation: Of the People, By the People, for the People" (pdf)

September 28, 2015: Presentation by John P. Holdren on The Pope's Encyclical, Climate Science, and the President's Climate Action Plan (pdf)

September 16, 2015: Presentation by John P. Holdren on President Obama's Trip to Alaska and the Arctic: Context, Highlights, Initiatives (pdf)

September 1, 2015: Presentation by John P. Holdren on The Science of Climate Change in the Arctic and its Impacts (pdf)

July 29, 2015: Progress update on policies to increase public access to the results of federally funded scientific research (pdf)

July 2, 2015: Memorandum to Agencies on Modernizing the Regulatory System for Biotechnology Products (pdf)

June 6, 2015: Commencement Speech by John P. Holdren for the MIT-Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Joint Graduate Program in Marine Science and Engineering (pdf)

June 5, 2015: Presentation by John P. Holdren on Challenges & Opportunities in Ecosystem Science & Education (pdf)

May 19, 2015: National Strategy to Promote Pollinator Health

May 8, 2015Implementation of Federal Prize Authority: Fiscal Year 2014 Progress Report (pdf)

April 23, 2015: Third Report on Federally Funded Ocean Acidification Research and Monitoring Activities (pdf)

April 23, 2015: Progress Made in Implementing the Ocean and Coastal Mapping Integration Act: 2011 - 2014 (pdf)

April 8, 2015: Progress update on policies to increase public access to the results of federally funded scientific research (pdf)

March 30, 2015: Presentation by John P. Holdren on U.S. S&T Policy: Challenges, Opportunities, & the Role of Academia (pdf)

March 26, 2015: Progress Report on Coordinating Federal Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Education (pdf)

March 10, 2015: Presentation by John P. Holdren on Climate Science and the President’s Climate Action Plan at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace (pdf)

February 26, 2015: Presentation by John P. Holdren on U.S. Arctic Policy and Coordination at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (pdf)

January 29, 2015: Presentation by John P. Holdren at the 15th National Conference of the National Council for Science and the Environment (pdf)

December 4, 2014: Materials Genome Initiative (MGI) Strategic Plan (pdf)

November 13, 2014: Progress update on policies to increase public access to the results of federally funded scientific research (pdf)

October 23, 2014: Our Changing Planet: The U.S. Global Change Research Program for FY2015

September 19, 2014: Recommended Goals to Modernize and Revitalize Federal Security Laboratory Facilities & Infrastructure (pdf)

September 17, 2014: Testimony of Dr. John P. Holdren to the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee on Climate Science (pdf)

August 26, 2014: Presentation by OSTP Deputy Director for Technology and Innovation Tom Kalil on Learning Technologies (pdf)

July 18, 2014: National Plan for Civil Earth Observations (pdf)

June 20, 2014: Our Changing Planet: The U.S. Global Change Research Program for FY 2014

June 20, 2014: Blog Post by John P. Holdren on "The Overwhelming Consensus of Climate Scientists Worldwide

June 17, 2014: White House Office of Science and Technology Policy White Paper on Ocean Acidification (pdf)

June 1, 2014: OSTP Open Government Plan 3.0 (pdf)

May 16, 2014: National Plan Genome Initiative Five-Year Plan: 2014-2018 (pdf)

May 7, 2014: Implementation of Federal Prize Authority: Fiscal Year 2013 Progress Report (pdf) -- House and Senate letters (pdf)

May 2, 2014: Strengthening the Forensic Sciences (pdf)

April 17, 2014: Fast Track Action Committee on Optics and Photonics: Building a Brighter Future with Optics and Photonics (pdf)

March 26, 2014: Strategic Plan for Federal Research and Monitoring of Ocean Acidification (pdf)

March 25, 2014: Networking & Information Technology Research & Development Program: Supplement to the 2015 Budget (pdf)

March 25, 2014: National Nanotechnology Initiative: Supplement to the President's FY 2015 Budget (pdf)

March 25, 2014: Letter from John P. Holdren to House and Senate Appropriations Committees on Open Access Progress (pdf)

March 25, 2014: Progress Report on Coordinating Federal STEM Education (pdf)

March 21, 2014: Remarks by John P. Holdren on World Water Day (pdf)

March 21, 2014: Research Infrastructure in the President's FY 2015 Budget (pdf)

March 20, 2014: Memorandum from John P. Holdren on Improving the Management of and Access to Scientific Collections (pdf)

February 28, 2014: National Nanotechnology Initiative 2014 Strategic Plan (pdf)

February 28, 2014: Drought and Global Climate Change: An Analysis of Statements by Roger Pielke Jr (pdf)

February 28, 2014National Windstorm Impact Reduction Program - Biennial Report to Congress (pdf)

February 25, 2014: Priorities for Accelerating Neuroscience Research through Enhanced Communication, Coordination, and Colloboration (pdf)

February 3, 2014: Remarks by John P. Holdren before the DOJ-NIST Commission on Forensic Science (pdf)

January 9, 2014: Remarks by John P. Holdren at the International Space Exploration Forum 2014 (pdf)

December 17, 2013: Implementation of Federal Prize Authority: Fiscal Year 2012 Progress Report (pdf)

November 22, 2013: Air Quality Observation Systems in the United States (pdf)

November 21, 2013: Fact Sheet: National Space Transportation Policy (pdf)

November 21, 2013: National Space Transportation Policy (pdf)

November 6, 2013: OSTP Response to Chairman Issa (pdf)

October 25, 2013: Biological Response and Recovery S&T Roadmap (pdf)

September 20, 2013Progress Made in Implementing the Ocean and Coastal Mapping Integration Act: 2009 - 2010 (pdf)

September 16, 2013: Second Report on Federally Funded Ocean Acidification Resedarch and Monitoring Activities (pdf)

September 10, 2013: Presentation by John P. Holdren to the 2013-14 class of American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Fellows (pdf)

August 27, 2013: Summary of Proceedings: Fast-Track Action Committee on the Utilization of the International Space Station as a National Laboratory (pdf)

July 19, 2013: Federal Ocean & Coastal Activities Report to the US Congress for FY 2010 - 2011 (pdf)

July 16, 2013: Updated Fact Sheet: Women and Girls in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) (pdf)

June 17, 2013: National Biosurveillance Science & Technology Roadmap (pdf)

June 3, 2013: Federal Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Education 5-Year Strategic Plan (pdf)

May 30, 2013: Report of the Task Force on Smart Disclosure (pdf)

May 21, 2013: Research Infrastructure in the President's 2014 Budget (pdf)

May 16, 2013: Networking & Information Technology R&D Program: Supplement to the President's Budget, FY 2014 (pdf)

May 14, 2013: National Nanotechnology Initiative: Supplement to the President's 2014 Budget (pdf)

May 9, 2013: Open Data Highlights (pdf)

May 8, 2013: Presentaion by John P. Holdren for the President's Distinguished Lecture at the Stevens Institute of Technology (pdf)

May 2, 2013: Remarks by John P. Holdren at the AAAS Forum on Science & Technology Policy (pdf)

April 26, 2013: Space Weather Observing Systems: Current Capabilities & Requirements for the Next Decade (pdf)

April 19, 2013: National Strategy for Civil Earth Observations (pdf)

April 16, 2013: National Ocean Policy Implementation Plan (pdf)

March 8, 2013: Our Changing Planet: Fiscal Year 2013

February 26, 2013: A Policy Framework for the 21st Century Grid: A Progress Report (pdf)

February 22, 2013: Memo: Increasing Access to the Results of Federally Funded Research (pdf)

February 19, 2013Arctic Research Plan FY2013 - FY2017 (pdf)

February 11, 2013: NASA Strategic Space Technology Investment Plan (pdf)

Februrary 7, 2013:  Science for an Ocean Nation: Update of the Ocean Research Priorities Plan (pdf)

December 13, 2012: Presentation by John P. Holdren at the Grantham Institute for Climate Change: Slides (pdf) & Video

October 23, 2012: Remarks by John P. Holdren at the Office of Naval Research S&T Partnership Conference (pdf)

April 26, 2012: National Bioeconomy Blueprint (pdf), Executive Summary (pdf), and Fact Sheet (pdf)

April 12, 2012: Presentation by OSTP Deputy Director for Technology and Innovation Tom Kalil on Grand Challenges of the 21st Century (pdf)

April 10, 2012: Implementation of Federal Prize Authority: Progress Report (pdf)

March 29, 2012: IARPA Big Data fact sheet (pdf)

November 30, 2011: Fact sheet: Women and Girls in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (pdf)

November 29, 2011: Challenges at the Intersection of Energy, Economy, Environment, & Security and the Role of the Defense Sector in Addressing Them (pdf)

September 19, 2011: Coping With Climate Change: Issues in Science, Policy, and Education (pdf)

September 7, 2011: Opening Remarks by John P. Holdren at the National Academy of Sciences Summit for Managing Extreme Events (pdf)

June 6, 2011: Presentation Tom Kalil on Power Tools for Progress (pdf)

May 23, 2011: Remarks by John P. Holdren for the American Society for Microbiology Annual Meeting (pdf)

May 4, 2011: The Obama Administration's Science, Technology & Innovation Policies As They Relate To The Intersection of Energy, Economy, Climate Change, & Security (pdf)

March 30, 2011: Remarks by John P. Holdren at the 49th Robert H. Goddard Memorial Symposium (pdf)

February 18, 2011: Policy for Science, Technology, & Innovation in the Obama Administration: A Mid‐Course Update (pdf)

December 13, 2010: John P. Holdren's Science and Policy Union Keynote Lecture at the American Geophysical Union (pdf)

October 25, 2010: John P. Holdren's David J. Rose Lecture at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (pdf)

October 15, 2010: OSTP Response to Congress on Near-Earth Objects: House (pdf) - Senate (pdf)

October 7, 2010: OSTP 2010 Memo on Scientific Collections (pdf)

September 28, 2010: Keynote by John P. Holdren's at the U.S. European Summit on Science, Technology, Innovation, and Sustainable Economic Growth (pdf)

September 6, 2010: Presentation by John P. Holdren at the Kavli Prize Science Forum (pdf)

August 18, 2010: Presentation by Aneesh Chopra on Innovation and Technology for Healthcare (pdf)

August 17, 2010: Presentation by Aneesh Chopra on Building a Future for Technological Innovation (pdf)

June 28, 2010: National Space Policy (pdf)

June 28, 2010: Fact sheet: National Space Policy

April 22, 2010: A Review of Global Learning & Observations to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE) (pdf)

April 21, 2010: Presentation by John P. Holdren at the NAE Grand Challenges Summit (pdf)

March 24, 2010: Tom Kalil on United States: A Strategy for Innovation

March 23, 2010: John P. Holdren's Annual Peter M. Wege Lecture at University of Michigan on Science and Technology Policy Priorities and Opportunities in the Obama Administration (pdf)

March 8, 2010: John P. Holdren Contribution to SEED: Global Reset (pdf)

March 3, 2010: Presentation by John P. Holdren on "Energy‐Technology Innovation and the Climate-Change Challenge" at the ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit (pdf)

March 2, 2010: John P. Holdren's Op-Ed in Politico on "The Science Budget and the Future" (pdf)

March 2, 2010: John P. Holdren and Education Secretary Arne Duncan's Op-Ed in The Hill, "How the U.S. Can Stay On Top" (pdf)

February 18, 2010: Leveraging the Power of Information to Help Conquer Cancer: A Conversation with Aneesh Chopra, U.S. CTO (pdf)

February 17, 2010: Washington Post Letter to the Editor Regarding U.S. Space Program

December 16, 2009: Presentation by on "The Science of Climate Change" in Copenhagen (pdf)