This week in #scipol: reverse course needed to avert climate disaster, STEM Nobel's 97% male, NASA's plan for getting to Mars, ResearchGate sued, 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: air and water pollution, sexual misconduct in academia, birds and beetles, the Space Force, and more!
This month in #scipol: carbon tax, goodbye Scott Pruitt, plastic bans, West Nile virus in Texas, and more!
This week in science policy news -- Texas looks at the conservation status of the whooping crane, and the rare dunes sagebrush lizard, Sens Cruz and Nelson advocate for the International Space Station, concerns arise after the EPA announces reorganization proposals, Texas prepares for potential energy shortages during summer, and more
This week in science policy -- two groups sue the EPA over violating federal records laws, a greater number of first time STEM candidates are entering into primaries, senators are pushing for funding to develop a universal flu vaccine, climate warming effects are concerns for both coral reef survival and communities in deforested areas, & more
This week conservationist groups' outrage places hold on big game trophy decision, U.S. cities and state governments speak at the UN climate Change Conference, strategies for changing how we perceive the environment, the case for scientific collections, and more.
Part two of a post about a member's visit to DC to lobby Congressional staffers to increase federal science funding.
A member of Austin Science Advocates went to DC to lobby Congressional representatives to increase federal science funding. Here she summarizes what she learned during her preparation.
Conservation and Alternative Energy Several science societies and organizations wrote a letter to Trump endorsing the Clean Water Rule (Ecological Society of America). The wind energy industry is booming in Texas under laws signed by Rick Perry, who is currently the head of the Department of Energy, suggesting that renewable energy may have a positive … Continue reading Weekly Digest – March 6-12