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Happy New Year! It is a pleasure to welcome you to the first issue of Physics and Society in 2015.
We start off with news from the Forum, including the results from our recent election of officers, a call to nominate our members to APS Fellowship, and a list of upcoming FPS-sponsored sessions at both the March and April meetings. Our representative to the APS Panel on Public Affairs (POPA), Phil Taylor, reports on the latest news concerning the APS statement on Climate Change. I am pleased to include a fascinating article on nuclear waste storage by Robert and Susanne Vandenbosch and a wonderful obituary of Martin Perl, a Nobel Prize winner and the first Editor of this Newsletter, written by Brian Schwartz. Our Books Editor, Art Hobson ends this issue with two reviews, one on the history of German environmentalism, the other on marketing the Apollo program.
As always, we are looking for people that would like to publish articles of interest to our readership. Please let me know if you or one of your colleagues would like to submit an article for an upcoming newsletter.
Andrew Zwicker, firstname.lastname@example.org