Friday, July 19, 2019

Tag: science

Will the Trump USDA deliver on the dietary guidelines for Americans?...

The bottom line is this: if it is important to ensure the guidelines are evidence-based, it is essential to recognize that even evidence-based guidelines are only as effective as their implementation.

A matter of fact – Professor refuses to correct errors in...

Several outside scientists have identified other factual errors in the paper, and said they threaten to undermine the credibility of the findings overall.

Trump administration and EPA anti-science work will cost lives

The true human cost of the Trump administration’s policies will continue to galvanize communities across the U.S. and will haunt Wheeler and the Trump administration as they pursue their reckless course of action.

First, climate change, now the global extinction crisis: Industry-paid hacks deny...

Oil industry-funded attacks on climate science, and even Robert Watson, are nothing new.

5 responses to climate change deniers

You can see the consequences of extreme weather all around us. Wildfires. hurricanes. droughts.

4 in 5 parents wish teachers taught climate change – but...

"In terms of teaching climate change, we could adequately fund education. In terms of society, we have to pass radical legislation to force people to act in the best interests of the planet."

New study confirms ‘one-in-a-million chance’ humans are not cause of climate...

"The narrative out there that scientists don't know the cause of climate change is wrong. We do.”

Organic for All: New study shows eating organic reduces levels of...

"Everyone has the right to clean organic food. That is a human right."

Scientists call for drastic drop in emissions. U.S. appears to have...

A report by a private research company found that U.S. emissions, which amount to one-sixth of the planet's, didn't fall in 2018 but instead skyrocketed. The 3.4 percent jump for 2018, projected by the firm, would be second-largest surge in greenhouse gas emissions from the U.S. since Bill Clinton was president.

Bitter legal fight between climate deniers ends with $630,000 transfer to...

“The recent court cases against Schnare and FMELC show that they have sought to avoid even basic levels of accountability, all the while making careers out of subjecting scientists to bogus fishing expeditions in the name of 'transparency.'”

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How a trojan horse project to rewrite our constitution could actually happen if Trump...

It’s often said that if Trump is reelected, it’ll be the end of democracy in America. But how could Trump get reelected,...

‘Astonishing’ Texas legal Win tops decades of clean-water heroism

Precedents Set: Big $$ Penalty Fueled by Key Citizen Evidence

 Sometimes, unstoppable anti-pollution champions must get their feet...

Fracking wastewater may trigger earthquakes for decades even after operations cease

"That has some very interesting and I think important consequences for how we understand the hazard posed by oilfield wastewater disposal."

Trump’s send-them-back doctrine

During the height of Stalin’s purges, the great Russian composer Dmitri Shostakovich kept a packed suitcase near the door of his apartment. 

A border patrol agent reveals what it’s really like to guard migrant children

The Border Patrol agent, a veteran with 13 years on the job, had been assigned to the agency’s detention center in McAllen,...