This month in #scipol: corruption in the US federal and state governments, Australia burns, TCEQ admits leniency, new NSF leader and funding, the National Defense Authorization Act passes, Honolulu bans single-use plastic, and more!
This week in #scipol: #UN climate summit, largest private environmental settlement in history, new Dept Energy Secretary, #RAWA passes out of committee, US education in trouble, #OED word of the year is climate emergency, and more!
This week in #scipol: coal mining in Texas lacks regulation, evidence of corruption, earthquakes increase by more than 1,000, uninsured children in Texas, Trump announces US to leave Paris Agreement, 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: NOAA silences scientists and hurricane information, lakes are drained in Texas, the Tongass in danger, Bolsonaro cuts grants 90%, deaths in academia, the climate change debate ahead of 2020, 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!
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: 150th anniversary of the periodic table, anti-science practices and nominations of the Trump administration, polar vortices, German coal, 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!
This week in #scipol: carbon emissions increase, science denialism in India and Italy, shutdown continues, future plans for Austin and Lamar Smith, a plan to clean up the ocean, Voyager 1 answers questions about dark matter, and more!