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: rollbacks at the EPA, a privately funded border wall, 5G networks reduce weather forecasting accuracy, and more!
This week in #scipol: early voting begins in Texas, Texas cities sue Kinder Morgan over pipeline, first all-female spacewalk, Rick Perry's successor nominated, chlorpyrifos banned in California, cheap renewables, and more!
This week in #scipol: giraffes get new protections, border wall pardons, University of Alaska budget cuts reduced, fires in Brazil, methane, ocean drones, genetics of homosexuality, bag bans in Texas, bananas in trouble, and more!
In this last 2019 summer monthly #scipol digest: tigers, bears, and whales (oh my?), plastic and air pollution justice, EPA failures and Pebble Mine, abortions, HPV, vaccines, and glyphosate, Mauna Kea, trees in Ethiopia, 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: measles, climate change, the Marsquake, kidney disease in San Antonio, global inequality, malaria vaccine rollout, the Transparency Rule comeback, new plastic, 75% of physics students harassed, tobacco, and more!
This week in #scipol: red wolves are different from grey wolves, major floods on the way, Israel goes to the moon, anti-vaxx conversations in Texas and Japan, oil drilling banned in Arctic Ocean, HIV in the US, and more!
This week in #scipol: chytrid fungus origins, pollution from natural gas and marijuana, 2018 is the fourth warmest year on record, skin color genetics, trouble at the Austin Zoo, and more!