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Tag: science

ExxonMobil’s climate disinformation campaign is still alive and well

The company is still very much engaged behind the scenes in trying to stymie any government attempt to seriously address climate change.

GOP sides with Monsanto, threatens to cut off WHO funding for...

Several Republicans once again side with Monsanto and put American's health on the line.

Record number of scientists to run in 2018 election to combat...

“The sheer number is really astonishing ... science is and always should be above politics."

How much does climate change cost? Try $1.5 billion (and counting)

There are two choices: spend money on trying to reduce the problem or spend money on cleaning up the catastrophes.

Pruitt’s plan to debate climate science paused as science confirms human...

“What happens in the Arctic doesn’t stay in the Arctic; it affects the rest of the planet.”

Trump administration bans CDC from using these words

A CDC analyst said he was unable to recall a previous time when words were banned from budget documents because they were considered controversial.

I am a 30-year veteran scientist from the US EPA: I...

As scientists, we must stand up for science and ensure that it is not tossed aside in public policy and decision-making.

Scientists: Climate change may wipe out third of world’s parasites, with...

The loss of species of lice, fleas and worms could have profound ripple effects on the environment and might pave the way for new parasites to colonize humans and other animals with disastrous health outcomes.

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

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.

Trump administration says it isn’t anti-science as it seeks to slash...

The Office of Research and Development has been at the front line of virtually every environmental crisis. Trump wants to cut its funding in half.

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Former judge sentenced to prison for bribery scheme and witness tampering

The former judge was sentenced to five years in prison, three years of supervised release, and ordered to pay a fine of $50,000.

The 9/11 hijackers were Iraqis, right?

The good news is that they want to learn. The bad news: nowadays, they tend to think that the men who flew those planes on 9/11 were from Iran.
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Why the common good disappeared (and how we get it back)

The challenge is to turn all this into a new public spiritedness extending to the highest reaches in the land.

Monsanto ‘commands’ civic group to turn in all communications over glyphosate

"There are millions of people around the world who have a deep and genuine concern that Monsanto's glyphosate is making us and our environment sick."

The ideology that unites Trump and the authoritarians he admires

It's about propping up "besieged majorities" in multiethnic countries.

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