Stress Test: Democracy Confronts Climate Change

By Gus Speth, -

Many climate scientists and others have reached the conclusion that, because we have dithered so long, we now face the prospect of either extreme rates of emission reduction or extreme impacts [...]

Why Physicists Don’t Rule The World

By Stan Sorscher, -

I was a physicist for 30 years. My brain still works that way. In a post-factual world, scientists are at a distinct disadvantage. That may explain why very few physicists hold positions of [...]

Proposed State-Run STEM School Raises Questions, Suspicions

By Bill Raden, -

By Bill Raden for Capital and Main - A hastily revised bill introduced in Sacramento last month is attempting to address the state’s STEM crisis by adding a single new privatized state STEM [...]

Climate Change Brings Socialism And Science Together

By Eve Ottenberg, -

By Eve Ottenberg for Truthout - Thanks to climate change, science and socialism have become entwined in ways previously unimaginable. Science brings the news that, unless we act swiftly to [...]

Top Scientist: Widespread Pesticide Use Is Not Safe

By Damian Carrington, -

By Damian Carrington for The Guardian - The assumption by regulators around the world that it is safe to use pesticides at industrial scales across landscapes is false, according to a chief [...]

I Was An Exxon-Funded Climate Scientist

By Katharine Hayhoe, -

By Katharine Hayhoe for Counter Punch - ExxonMobil’s deliberate attempts to sow doubt on the reality and urgency of climate change and their donations to front groups to disseminate false [...]

Speaking Truth To Power On Climate Change: Why The Report Leaked

By Jack Cushman, -

By Jack Cushman for Inside News Climate - None of this should come as any surprise—the report is basically a synthesis of the current climate science consensus. Indeed, its gist had been known [...]

Whistleblower Case Shows How Trump Tries To Silence Science

By Sabrina Shankman, -

By Sabrina Shankman for Inside Climate News - For the first time since the Trump administration came to office and began dismantling the key science underpinnings of federal climate policy, a [...]

UN Must Face Scientifically Predicted Consequences Of Nuclear War

By Steven Starr, -

By Steven Starr for Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists - The preamble of the treaty to ban nuclear weapons now under consideration at the UN will be greatly strengthened if it includes a summary [...]

Zapatistas Urge Scientists To Join In Building A Better World

By Staff, -

By Staff of Climate and Capitalism - My name is SupGaleano. As I am only a little over two and a half years old, my version of what used to be called a “curriculum vitae” and now is called a [...]

March For Science Fact Checks Administration On Earth Day

By John Zangas, -

By John Zangas for DC Media Group. The March for Science was deemed by organizers as a non partisan, non political event but based on the wording of many signs political viewpoints were evident [...]

March For Science Becomes Worldwide Defense Of Facts

By Staff, -

By Staff for Popular Resistance. On April 22, 2017, Earth Day, the March for Science too place across the United States and around the world. The organizers proclaimed "The March for Science is [...]

Drug Policy Researchers And Allies Join National March For Science

By Jules Netherland and Sheila Vakharia, -

By Jules Netherland and Sheila Vakharia for AlterNet - American drug policies have a problem—they’ve been driven by fear rather than facts for over a century. Although there had been notable [...]

To March For Science, DC And Satellite Marches Across The Nation And The World

By Staff, -

By Staff of Let Our Indigenous Voices Be Heard - As original peoples, we have long memories, centuries old wisdom and deep knowledge of this land and the importance of empirical, scientific [...]

Should Scientists Engage In Activism?

By Ivan Oransky and Adam Marcus, -

By Ivan Oransky and Adam Marcus for The Conversation. Have you heard that scientists are planning a march on Washington? The move is not being billed as a protest, but rather as a “celebration of [...]

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