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here, brazil, china, india, japan, the republic of korea and russia and supporting the state department in the implementation of the 40 other bilateral science and technology agreements, which we have with other countries. so what did obama do in the domain of science and technology and also particularly environment? he famously said in his first inaugural address, january 20, 2009. notice the size of the crowd, please. he said -- he said we will restore science to its rightful place in my administration. what did that mean? what did he do? it entailed, first of all, he appointed the first ever u.s. chief technology officer, the first chief informational officer, and the first data scientist in the history of the united states. he restored the assistant to the president title to the ostp director and that title provides direct access to the president. the people with that title are the direct reports. if you don't have that title you're not a direct report to the president and my unfortunate predecessor and the late john mar berger was not given that title to george w. bush and he did n
technology. he instructed me in the first week to rebuild our science and technology cooperation with china, russia, brazil, japan, and south korea. innovation for economic recovery and growth. the president inherited one of the worst recessions and he recognized the role science and technology could play. for example big investments in nanotechnology and material science to create high-quality and sustainable jobs and industries that take advantage of the technological edge that has long characterized the united states. we renounce nasa to boost of science and advanced technology. i said in 2010 when we were doing this, we were trying to put the science back in rocket science. nasa has been spending the bulk of its budget on big rockets and space shuttles, using 1980's or 1970's technology. those big rockets were so expensive that the budgets were being drained out of space science, space telescopes, robotics missions, aeronautics. we rebalance that after quite a long struggle with the congress. another big focus and an early priority for the president was exploiting private sector innovat
united states and china those p together and say things that we recognize climate change as a huge challenge and workingoth committed to on it, unless and until that happens, we cannot expect the world to e developed follow or the rest of the developing world to follow. the united states out industrialized countries to follow and china for the developing to follow. that happened in 2014. that is in my view the reason why the paris conference was so successful. initiative by the united states and china followed brazil, mexico, indonesia climbing onboard joint agreement had been reached. all of that made the success at for nearly 200 countries committed to specific targets for reducing their greenhouse and revisiting those targets over time with an ambition.increased that would not have happened if obama and xi had not stood up and made that announcement. is just some of the numbers on the u.s. energy climate record under president obama. always tell my students, the numbers aren't everything, but they usually are something. it's helpful from time to time o take a look at the actual
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