This week in #scipol: reverse course needed to avert climate disaster, STEM Nobel's 97% male, NASA's plan for getting to Mars, ResearchGate sued, and more!
So much this week in #scipol! The Trump administration asserts the reality of climate change, mosquitoes can be eliminated, information on the midterms, grizzlys, frogs, humanized mice, and more!!
This week in #scipol: climate change agreements, fire in the National Museum of Brazil, Hurricane Florence, the Opioid Crisis Response Act, and more!
This month in #scipol: carbon tax, goodbye Scott Pruitt, plastic bans, West Nile virus in Texas, and more!
This week in #scipol: EPA's secret science rule open for public comments; farm bill will deregulate pesticide use & liability when it comes to endangered species; ancestry website catches killer & more on CDC/EPA/NIH/DOE etc
Lots in the news this week about how many different federal science advisory boards are not meeting. Researchers face challenges in China and developing countries; in India, the education minister questions the validity of evolutionary theory. Read on for more news in vaccines, drug development, energy in Texas, and happenings at the EPA.
This week in #scipol: Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante monuments will be reduced, mining companies no longer financially responsible for future clean-up preparations, debate continues on what is a "water of the United States" (and what should be protected), graduate students worry about tax hikes, Lamar Smith attacks socio-behavioral research at the NSF, and more.
This week: US releases National Climate Assessment, UN releases annual emissions report, ongoing change at the EPA brings more industry representatives in, multiple bills in the house threaten the Endangered Species Act, proposed tax reform worries graduate students, a waste-free UT, and more
This week: congress passes a bill to protect funding for weather prediction, EPA decides not to ban harmful chlorphyrifos, a proposal for new FDA trial designs, and more