In this last 2019 summer monthly #scipol digest: tigers, bears, and whales (oh my?), plastic and air pollution justice, EPA failures and Pebble Mine, abortions, HPV, vaccines, and glyphosate, Mauna Kea, trees in Ethiopia, and more!
This month in #scipol: pollution in Texas, cheap solar power, deforestation in Brazil, defunded university in Alaska, comet lander, exascale computers water in India, Obamacare, gene patents, #MeTooSTEM, trusting scientists, and more!
This month in #scipol: record CO2 levels, elephants, Brazilian scientists, #txlege #science wrap up, breast cancer, malaria and measles, carbon offsets, Chip Roy, China, pesticides, GRExit, bias in CVs, sea ice, crop floods, and more!
This week in #scipol: measles, climate change, the Marsquake, kidney disease in San Antonio, global inequality, malaria vaccine rollout, the Transparency Rule comeback, new plastic, 75% of physics students harassed, tobacco, and more!
This week in #scipol: a butterfly sanctuary slated for the border wall, the sage grouse in trouble, cats outdoors, goodbye Ryan Zinke, PhD's get jobs, T rex makeover, Little Foot uncovered 3.67 million years after she fell, and more!
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?
Part two of a post about a member's visit to DC to lobby Congressional staffers to increase federal science funding.
This week: Trump begins to roll back Clean Power Plan, texts from the Heartland Institute land on educators' desks, a deathly measles outbreak in Europe, March Mammal Madness is a huge success, and more...
This week: advice for politically active scientists, rejection of AHCA, NIH approves preprints, Texas education, climate change skeptics speak out, and more
Talking across the political divide requires some understanding of human psychology and a lot of respect and empathy. Here we provide some techniques to help you have conversations with people who oppose your viewpoint.