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: fires in Australia contained, new flaring report favors industry in the Permian Basin, Utah makes climate change plan, wilderness act passes, pipeline construction permit questioned, 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: 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!