Our last digest of the semester! We will switch to monthly digests for the summer. This week in #scipol: dune lizards, #txlege fails to future-proof the state, bird flu is back, recycling, rivers, science funding, and more!
This week in #scipol: the college admissions scandal gets UT sued, Vanderbilt fires #MeTooSTEM professor, Iran accuses conservationists in mortal peril, Rick Perry says Green New Deal should be debated, kids skip school, and more!
This week in #scipol: space harpoons, FY2019 funding, STEM parents, record oil leases, China building genetic databases, estimating enslaved people worldwide, WOTUS comment period, climate funding redirected, and more!
Lots of #scipol news over the holidays: first images from four billion miles from Earth, the dark side of the moon, and inside the sun's atmosphere, plans to dim the sun, build the wall, and visit the deep ocean, new #txlege and more!
This week in #scipol: some good news! The Save Our Seas Act, whooping cranes on the rebound, EPA shelves transparency rule, changing minds on climate change, voting begins, 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 taxes, water contamination, science appropriations, Chinese espionage, the "right to try bill", top 10 newly discovered species, and more.
This week in #scipol: controversy surrounds EPA's Pruitt, investment in solar and synthetic biology soars, supersonic commercial jets, flood planning in Houston, antarctic ice melts at rates faster than previously recognized, and more
This week in science policy: ringed seals receive "threatened" status, emissions are diversifying, Trump's budget will cut higher ed $ alongside the EPA and NOAA, ATX lobbies for parks, criticism of climate / civil unrest connection & more
This week in science policy: Trump excludes climate change from national security threats, new heads of National Center for Education Statistics and National Park Service, Hartnett-White re-nominated, offshore drilling disputes, and opportunities for scipol training through AAAS due soon.