Thursday, February 20, 2020

Tag: scientists

Citizen scientists track how plastic pollution impacts birds

To get a big-picture perspective on the plastics that plague beaches, scientists team up with volunteers along the California Coast.

800 scientists sign declaration of support for global climate justice activists

"We believe it is our moral duty to act now, and we urge other scientists to join us in helping to protect humanity’s only home."

Scientists’ urge international body to protect and regrow forests as a...

"...our message as scientists is simple: Our planet's future climate is inextricably tied to the future of its forests."

Scientists are developing greener plastics – the bigger challenge is moving...

Without supportive government policies, innovative plastic alternatives will have trouble crossing the so-called “valley of death” from the lab to the market.

Secret documents expose Monsanto’s war on cancer scientists

It’s time to end the corporate war on cancer science.

Top scientists from the National Academy of Sciences condemn the Trump...

“There is no point in being a scientist if you are unwilling to defend the technical work you do, especially when that work is mischaracterized by powerful members of the administration."

This vigilante scientist trekked over 10,000 kilometers to reveal BC’s leaking...

John Werring could detect gas leaking from the wells just with his nose. His curiosity was officially piqued.

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."

Don’t hesitate to question the pundits, experts and scientists

Every one of us must question the experts, seek information from multiple sources (which means getting out of our own ideology bubble), and use critical thinking to figure out the truth.

Scientists removed from EPA board

Pruitt has been criticized by many for his ties with the energy industry, which leaves many environmentalists worried about his neutrality in making decisions for the EPA.

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Sander’s monumental mistake: failing to explain exactly what a democratic socialist government is

It’s time that Sanders speaks out, explains what democratic socialism is and reminds Americans that it is a central part of this country, and that’s why he espouses that political ideology.

Factchecking NPR’s attempted takedown of Bernie Sanders

Their ignorance is willful, and finds its roots in a profoundly ideological position, an ideology adopted by journalists who favor and are rewarded by corporate arguments promoted by corporate Democrats.
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Yale study says Medicare for All would save US $450 billion, prevent nearly 70,000...

The study in The Lancet found that Medicare for All, supported by Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, will save money and is more cost-effective than “Medicare for All Who Want It."

New study shows Medicare for All will save Americans billions and prevent thousands of...

This study helps quiet several attacks made on Medicare for All from the private healthcare industry.

Jeff Bezos pledges $10 billion to fight the climate crisis

"We applaud Jeff Bezos' philanthropy, but one hand cannot give what the other is taking away."