This week in #scipol: the fourth National Climate Assessment, CRISPR babies born, InSight successfully lands, and more!
This week in #scipol: lots of climate change news from court cases to ballot measures and executive orders, a new kilogram standard, whales, red wolves, volcanoes, and more!
This week in #scipol: worries about the Great Barrier Reef and the Amazon, nominees for the Science Advisory Board, records destruction, climate change in the courts and on the ballots, a mission to Mercury, 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: losing bears, bugs, and beer, US becomes top global oil producer, Japan considers gene editing, America's Water Infrastructure Act, and more!
This month in #scipol: carbon tax, goodbye Scott Pruitt, plastic bans, West Nile virus in Texas, and more!
This week in #scipol: controversy around Pruitt continues while Senate confirms coal lobbyist as 2nd-in-command at EPA, protections over migratory birds rescinded, air pollution regulations are weakened, ocean currents slow & more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 in #scipol: news in congressional redistricting, AAAS comes to Austin, Texas funnels endangered species $ to private companies, company behind solar border wall sues administration, new bill would limit CO2 emissions, & more
Over the holidays, the EPA was ordered to update its guidelines on safe lead levels, Kathleen Hartnett-White did not receive unanimous support and will need to be re-nominated for head of the CEQ this coming congressional session, and a new report recommends priority missions for earth and space science with a heavy focus on climate science. In Austin, the Environmental Commission recommended voluntary buy-out of properties within the 100-year flood zone near Onion Creek. Read on for more about what the Heartland Institute is up to, where these cold snaps are coming from, and more.