Energy Policy

American Academy of Arts and Sciences' Fri talks strengthening policy through social science

How can lawmakers use social science to strengthen energy policy? During today's OnPoint, Robert Fri, visiting scholar at Resources for the Future and chair of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences' project on alternative energy and the social sciences, discusses AAAS' work on energy policy outlook in light of social science implications. He explains why such a disconnect exists between energy legislation and regulations and consumers' adoption of new technologies.