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
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 month in #scipol: record CO2 levels, elephants, Brazilian scientists, #txlege #science wrap up, breast cancer, malaria and measles, carbon offsets, Chip Roy, China, pesticides, GRExit, bias in CVs, sea ice, crop floods, 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: United Nations report sheds light on our need for transforming the way we live, mapping reefs and redwood DNA, ANWR bill in the House, personal vaccine exemptions, Carrizo cane, Beto signs pledge, and more!
This week in #scipol: measles, climate change, the Marsquake, kidney disease in San Antonio, global inequality, malaria vaccine rollout, the Transparency Rule comeback, new plastic, 75% of physics students harassed, tobacco, 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: red wolves are different from grey wolves, major floods on the way, Israel goes to the moon, anti-vaxx conversations in Texas and Japan, oil drilling banned in Arctic Ocean, HIV in the US, 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!