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 month in #scipol: coronavirus projections from cell phone data, reductions in air and noise pollution, lack of testing access for communities of color, conspiracy theories on the rise, government scientific integrity, and more!
This week in #scipol: coronavirus stimulus package for research, negative oil prices, WOTUS rule finalized, pay cuts for university employees, and more!
This week in #scipol: Keystone XL pipeline construction begins and permit revoked, new COVID-19 projections in Texas, abortion battles, plans for bats and monarch butterflies, Transparency Rule comment extended, and more!
This week in #scipol: abortion ban in Texas, coronavirus projections, oil production decline, EPA stops regulating the environment, new emissions rule, USDA head confirmed, fossil dinosaur head found, whales and the sun, and more!
This week in #scipol: benzene pollution in the air, an oil spill, Affordable Care Act news, conflict between utilities and power generators over batteries, and trouble at a Texas university.
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: Texas State Board of Education is reviewing science standards again, Trump era WOTUS rule weakens decades of protections, HPV linked to more cancer, an explosion in Houston, insect conservation, 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!
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