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: 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!
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
This week in #scipol: the Scientific Integrity Act, DNA collected at the border, opioid lawsuits, a new Senate climate caucus, transgender children in Texas, bird species in danger, 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 week in #scipol: lots of vaccine news in Texas and online, declines in global fisheries, Lake Erie gets rights, ANWR comments needed, the cost of publishing in Nature, carbon neutral Costa Rica, world's largest bee, and more!
This week in #scipol: Medicaid expansion, measles, and zebra mussels in Texas, the magnetic pole moves, Rosalind Franklin gets some recognition, ANWR, new women of Congress in charge, butterfly news, and more!
This week in #scipol: Eddie Bernice Johnson in charge, James Watson stripped of honors, a step forward for open access, when does a zygote become a human, mites that eat llama poop, Antarctica in crisis, and more!
This week in #scipol: carbon emissions increase, science denialism in India and Italy, shutdown continues, future plans for Austin and Lamar Smith, a plan to clean up the ocean, Voyager 1 answers questions about dark matter, 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?