Smart Science for the 21st Century: "Can current approaches to doing science sustain us over the next one hundred years? An increasing reliance on technological fixes to global challenges demands a radical rethink of how we use science in the service of society.
Over the next century we will face perhaps the greatest challenge in the history of humanity: sustaining six billion plus people on a planet where natural resources are running scarce and our every action results in a palpable environmental reaction.
Progress towards sustainability will come only by integrating relevant science with socially-responsible decision making. Yet the science policy dogmas of the 20th century may be stretched to the breaking point in the face of 21st century challenges.
And these challenges are immense."