This month in #scipol: carbon tax, goodbye Scott Pruitt, plastic bans, West Nile virus in Texas, and more!
Lots of news in conservation this week: Bears Ears shrunk for oil, phytoplankton declining, regenerative farming gains status, ban on big game trophy importation lifted; new rules limit the EPA; new CDC director considered; & more!
This week: Zinke recommends reducing boundaries of 4 national monuments, the EPA continues debate on the repeal of the Clean Power Plan, House GOP members reverse stand on graduate tuition tax, the UT system submits a bid to run Los Alamos National Laboratory, 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: Last week to submit your comments on repealing EPA regulations, opposing view points on Utah's Bears Ears, an outbreak of measles in Minnesota, caps on NIH research support, and more
This week: TX representatives advance vaccination transparency bill, NIH receives a funding boost, more Americans think the government should increase scientific research spending, ExxonMobil looses against a citizen suit, and more