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!
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: Guatemalan town cuts plastic pollution and New Zealand cuts carbon emissions, UT Austin reforms sexual misconduct policies, world's smallest ungulate, bad climate news for the Arctic and Sea of Oshotsk, 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: baby T rex for sale, measles outbreaks, gene therapy, controversy at #txlege, EPA gets in its own way, sexual harasser fired, publishing deals, scary climate news, Israel crashes into the moon, and more!
This week in #scipol: the Trump administration's legacy of environmental damage, twins in space and black holes come into focus, moves to a carbon-free future, Atlantis, a new human species, more sexual harassment news, and more!
This week in #scipol: opinions on vaccines and climate change, legislative priorities of democrats and republicans, the "cure" for HIV, apologies for sexual harassment, Nature on ResearchGate, border wall in trouble, ANWR, and more!
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: lots of climate change news from court cases to ballot measures and executive orders, a new kilogram standard, whales, red wolves, volcanoes, and more!