Advancing Scientific Solutions

Advancing Scientific Solutions

Pew’s conservation science team collaborates with scientists and with staff across Pew’s environmental initiatives to identify and address key conservation and policy questions. By engaging scientists directly on priority issues, we generate actionable results that enable policymakers to incorporate the best available information into their decision-making process.

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Agenda for America

A collection of resources to help federal, state, and local decision-makers set an achievable agenda for all Americans

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Data-driven policymaking is not just a tool for finding new solutions for emerging challenges, it makes government more effective and better able to serve the public interest. In the coming months, President Joe Biden and the 117th Congress will tackle a number of environmental, health, public safety, and fiscal and economic issues—nearly all of them complicated by the COVID-19 pandemic. To help solve specific, systemic problems in a nonpartisan fashion, Pew has compiled a series of briefings and recommendations based on our research, technical assistance, and advocacy work across America.

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States of Innovation

Data-driven state policy innovations across America

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Data-driven policymaking is not just a tool for finding new solutions for difficult challenges. When states serve their traditional role as laboratories of innovation, they increase the American people’s confidence that the government they choose—no matter the size—can be effective, responsive, and in the public interest.

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Priorities

The environmental science project develops and supports scientific research that help to explain critical emerging issues, inform policy and advance solutions to conservation problems.

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Priorities

The environmental science project develops and supports scientific research that help to explain critical emerging issues, inform policy and advance solutions to conservation problems.