an unexpected outlet for a final message

President Barack Obama has once again raised the epitomé of cool by writing a tribune in Science entitled The irreversible momentum of clean energy. A few days before leaving his office.

“…evidence is mounting that any economic strategy that ignores carbon pollution will impose tremendous costs to the global economy and will result in fewer jobs and less economic growth over the long term.” B. Obama, 13 January, 2017

I do not know how many other US presidents or would-be presidents have written in Science or equivalent journals (maybe Abraham Lincoln when seeking alternatives to sperm whale oil), but I doubt his immediate successor will be one of these. So, goodbye Mr. President! And sorry to see you leave…

2 Responses to “an unexpected outlet for a final message”

  1. Obama was the first president to publish in a scientific journal with the article http://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/fullarticle/2533698 in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
    Although since he was the sole author of that paper, his Erdös number is still +∞.

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