Friday, November 24, 2017
This site is funded by readers like you. We need your help today to continue operations.
Donate Now or Learn More
$13,620/$15,000 raised. Donations are tax-deductible.
A photo of Neil deGrasse Tyson

Science celebrities speak out on Earth Day

“We are at a critical juncture. Science is under attack.”

Turn widespread discontent into mass movement

We can turn widespread discontent into a mass movement with the power to transform the nation.

Sonoma County voter success leads to largest GMO-free zone in U.S.

On election day, voters in Sonoma County successfully banned the cultivation of genetically modified crops!

6 ways citizens across the U.S. are using science to build a better world

By collecting climate change data, monitoring air quality, and reverse-engineering insulin, locals are creating a more just and equitable society.

Banks have cut funding for fossil fuels projects 22 percent

But activist groups say that’s not enough: There’s no resting, even after divestment victories.

No Denying It, Climate Change Is Happening Now

The level of denial is simply appalling. It appears increasingly unlikely that humanity will prove capable of confronting and addressing the self-destructive climate-change catastrophe that it has created.

Fracking caused Pennsylvania earthquakes, new report confirms

The disposal of wastewater produced from fracking has led to the alarming increase of earthquakes.

What to do when you see science denial at the science museum

I went to DC’s Smithsonian Museum of Natural History expecting to learn about the history of our planet. Instead, I stumbled upon a Koch-funded climate denial disaster.

President Obama created two new national monuments and Republicans are furious

Republicans vow to undo President Obama's new designations, but do they have the power to do so?

Trump promised to revive Keystone XL – but TransCanada may not even want to...

The fate of the Keystone XL Pipeline will be decided in hearings this week in Lincoln, Nebraska, but one question remains unanswered.