Roundup 9/29: Little Things Matter Edition

Indonesia, the third biggest single carbon dioxide emitter of the world in 2000, has pledged to cut its emissions 26% by 2020.

President Barack Obama will visit the U.S.. National Institutes of Health tomorrow to announce stimulus funding and tour the facilities.

Actress Sigourney Weaver joined Senator Frank Lautenberg (D–NJ) and officials from the Natural Resources Defense Council today at a press conference for Acid Test: The Global Challenge of Ocean Acidification.

The House of Representatives science committee will be marking up legislation on harmful algae blooms (satellite photo, courtesy NOAA, left) tomorrow at 10 a.m.

A new report urges public participation in the debate over nanotechnology.

Tomorrow Senators John Kerry (D–MA) and Barbara Boxer (D–CA) will introduce the Senate version of the Markey-Waxman greenhouse gas bill.