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: a butterfly sanctuary slated for the border wall, the sage grouse in trouble, cats outdoors, goodbye Ryan Zinke, PhD's get jobs, T rex makeover, Little Foot uncovered 3.67 million years after she fell, and more!
This week in #scipol: the Asian longhorned tick, congressional committees take shape, a carbon fee bill is introduced, the UN holds climate talks, carbon emissions increase, and will we all get coal from Poland in our stockings?
This week in #scipol: rhinos, tigers, and oysters, open access publishing, Eddie Bernice Johnson and Nancy Pelosi plan for action on climate change, a national backup for GPS, and more!
This week in #scipol: Earth Day highlights US environmental deregulation, BLM land selling for cheap, NASA funding authorized by House, DOI under investigation, unfair impacts of climate change, ACA enrollment drops 3% in 2017, & 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
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!
Lots in the news this week about how many different federal science advisory boards are not meeting. Researchers face challenges in China and developing countries; in India, the education minister questions the validity of evolutionary theory. Read on for more news in vaccines, drug development, energy in Texas, and happenings at the EPA.
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.