Weekly Digest — December 4-10, 2018

This week in #scipol: the Asian longhorned tick, congressional committees take shape, a carbon fee bill is introduced, the UN holds climate talks, carbon emissions increase, and will we all get coal from Poland in our stockings?

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Weekly Digest – October 30 – November 5, 2018

Energy, Environment, and Conservation (e.g., local salamanders) A new report from the World Wildlife Fund has found that within two generations of humans (since 1970), 60% of wildlife has died. The report points to habitat destruction, mining, deforestation, pollution, and the use of disposable consumables as causal factors (Washington Post). The United Nation’s (UN) biodiversity … Continue reading Weekly Digest – October 30 – November 5, 2018