Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Tag: science

Restoring our water systems should be top priority for Biden administration

Healthy rivers can no longer be separated into the “nice-to-have” column of environmental progress.

You don’t want to imagine an ocean without coral reefs—but you...

Scientists call the coral reefs the “rainforests of the sea,” because coral reefs—like rainforests—are highly diverse ecosystems; their destruction would lead to the extinction of a large number of species.

Trump getting COVID is his Hurricane Sandy October Surprise for science...

From COVID-19 to the hurricanes of the climate crisis, even "moderate" Republicans have continually displayed a willingness to ignore and malign science.

As Trump scorned COVID-19 precautions, climate deniers echoed and expanded that...

Trump isn’t the only politician who’s urged inaction on both climate and COVID.

Science is objective—but are all scientists objective?

Science might be objective—but that doesn’t mean all scientists are.

Great mask furor: Monkey trials redux. Faith alone vs. science and...

How much disease and death is enough to force this nation to learn from failure, reject T.V. magic shows and return to sane science?

EPA has been captured by fossil fuel interests, democratic senators tell...

Rampant cronyism, conflicts of interest, and corruption?

Scientists, climate experts endorse Joe Biden as 2020 presidential candidate

"On Earth Day, we speak with one voice: we must elect Joe Biden the next president of the United States—for all our sakes."

Meet the climate science deniers who downplayed COVID-19 risks

American Council on Science and Health is one of several organizations promoting climate science denial that are now spreading misinformation on the coronavirus, with potentially deadly consequences.

EPA updates plans to limit use of science in decision-making

"They're putting in nonscientific criteria to decide what science the agency can use."

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Trump campaign paid millions to Jan. 6 Capitol riot

“It was his duty as commander-in-chief to stop the violence. And he alone had that power because they believed that they were following his orders. They said so.”

2021 update: Half of America in or near poverty

The facts and numbers from numerous sources reflect the reality of deprivation in America, and help to confirm what has been called the "sharpest rise in the U.S. poverty rate since the 1960s."

Texas Jabberwockery – Cruz Roasted After Fleeing Blizzard

Even worse than backing Trumpster – Glaring “dereliction of duty...”

‘Held to ransom’: Pfizer demands governments gamble with state assets to secure vaccine deal

“Pfizer and BioNTech are firmly committed to working with governments and other relevant stakeholders to ensure equitable and affordable access to our Covid-19 vaccine for people around the world.”

‘This is unacceptable’: Progressives reject Manchin plan to cut $15 minimum wage proposal to...

The $15 minimum wage is overwhelmingly popular with the American people. One person should not be allowed to hold relief hostage.