This month in #scipol: Earth's carbon dioxide levels hit record high, heatwaves in the Arctic, Trump allows companies to waive environmental regulation, Kathy Sullivan goes to Challenger Deep, hurricanes coming, solar power, and more!
This week in #scipol: abortion ban in place in Texas, the European Green Deal, coronavirus in the air, sexism at the NIH, ozone layer is healing, new review of the Dakota Access Pipeline ordered, and more!
This week in #scipol: how universities are handling coronavirus, primary results in Texas, the first case of white-nose syndrome in Texas, border wall news, and more!
This week in #scipol: fires in Australia contained, new flaring report favors industry in the Permian Basin, Utah makes climate change plan, wilderness act passes, pipeline construction permit questioned, and more!
This week in #scipol: coronavirus in Texas, criminal charges for Arkema CEO, human rights and climate change, border wall funding, funding for Native American women in STEM, colleges divest from fossil fuels, and more!
This week in #scipol: sexual misconduct at UT Austin, setting sun and space records, gender-affirming care for children, scientists arrested, US emissions fall, Republican sponsors climate and science funding bill, and more!
This week in #scipol: vultures, sheep, and wallabies, the five hottest years ever end, transgender healthcare access in Pakistan, US gun violence research, the Save Our Seas Act, cancer rates drop, textbooks are political, and more!
This month in #scipol: corruption in the US federal and state governments, Australia burns, TCEQ admits leniency, new NSF leader and funding, the National Defense Authorization Act passes, Honolulu bans single-use plastic, and more!
This week in #scipol: #UN climate summit, largest private environmental settlement in history, new Dept Energy Secretary, #RAWA passes out of committee, US education in trouble, #OED word of the year is climate emergency, and more!
Energy, Environment, and Conservation A new report by the Government Accountability Office concludes that nearly 60% of Superfund sites in the US could be at risk of releasing toxic pollutants into waterways and communities due to climate change exacerbated flooding, sea level rise, storm surge, and wildfires. Superfund sites are sites of contaminated hazardous waste … Continue reading Weekly Digest — November 26-December 2, 2019