This week in #scipol: vultures, sheep, and wallabies, the five hottest years ever end, transgender healthcare access in Pakistan, US gun violence research, the Save Our Seas Act, cancer rates drop, textbooks are political, 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!
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: rollbacks at the EPA, a privately funded border wall, 5G networks reduce weather forecasting accuracy, and more!
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!
This week in #scipol: 11,000 scientists declare climate emergency and measures to combat climate change, the Transparency Rule is back, 2019 election results, mushroom foam, most Texans believe climate change is happening, 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: the Scientific Integrity Act, DNA collected at the border, opioid lawsuits, a new Senate climate caucus, transgender children in Texas, bird species in danger, 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: interstellar visitor, University of California divests from fossil fuels and provides healthcare, climate strike, Senate climate caucus, climate denier leaves, birds disappearing, AI in Malawi, and more!