Subjects Description As governments around the world grapple with the challenge of delivering environmental sustainability, attention has recently focused on the role that citizens should play in meeting the challenge. In advanced industrial countries such as ours, which operate in the political framework of liberal capitalism, what relevance can we place on 'environmental citizenship'? This book looks at the obstacles and opportunities which exist within this context and examines the possibility of ethical investment, the social economy and considers whether there is space in the capitalist economy for environmental citizens to 'do the right thing? About the Series Environmental Politics Over recent years environmental politics has moved from a peripheral interest to a central concern within the discipline of politics.
The original definition included seven levels, but in the s NASA adopted the current nine-level scale that subsequently gained widespread acceptance.
He published several articles during the s and 90s on reusable launch vehicles utilizing the TRL methodology. Inthe United States General Accounting Office produced an influential report  that examined the differences in technology transition between the DOD and private industry.
It concluded that the DOD takes greater risks and attempts to transition emerging technologies at lesser degrees of maturity than does private industry. The GAO concluded that use of immature technology increased overall program risk.
Guidance for assessing technology maturity was incorporated into the Defense Acquisition Guidebook. This means not only space and weapons programs, but everything from nanotechnology to informatics and communication technology. This tool is intended to provide a snapshot of technology maturity at a given point in time.
The model provides a core set of activities including systems engineering and program management tasks that are tailored to the technology development and management goals. This approach is comprehensive, yet it consolidates the complex activities that are relevant to the development and transition of a specific technology program into one integrated model.
It should be viewed as one of several tools that are needed to manage the progress of research and development activity within an organization. There have been suggestions made for incorporating such factors into assessments.
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