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Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Earth Day

March For Science On Earth Day To Resist Trump’s War On Facts

There’s nothing wrong with challenging research, developing competing hypotheses and looking for flaws in studies. That’s how science works. But rejecting, eliminating, covering up or attacking evidence that might call into question government or industry priorities — evidence that might show how those priorities could lead to widespread harm — is unconscionable. It’s galling to me because I traded a scientific career for full-time communication work because good scientific information helps people make the best decisions to take us into the future.

April 20, 2017

Top Reads: ‘Silent Spring’

Rachel Carson’s ‘Silent Spring’ is invaluable reading as we grapple with the greatest threat of our time to the natural world: climate change.

April 19, 2015

Florida Is ‘Ground Zero’ For Sea Level Rise

Miami Beach (United States) (AFP) – Warm sunshine and sandy beaches make south Florida and its crown city, Miami, a haven for tourists, but the area is increasingly endangered by sea level rise, experts said Tuesday. During a special Senate hearing held in Miami Beach, Senator Bill Nelson described south Florida as “Ground Zero” for […]

April 22, 2014