Steven Pinker Thinks the Futur...

Nov 20, 2018 by

The Harvard psychologist says he is no starry-eyed optimist. It’s just that the data don’t lie.

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Trump’s Military Deployment to...

Nov 19, 2018 by

Donald Trump’s decision to send thousands of troops to the US-Mexican border to intercept migrants who intend to apply for asylum is not just a bald-faced political stunt — it is also illegal.

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A Letter on Loyalty, Agency, U...

Nov 19, 2018 by

This is not intended to persuade or to convince, it is my voice and my experience and my truth.

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Trump’s Defense Spending...

Nov 19, 2018 by

Using a time-honored trick, a bipartisan congressional panel argues we should boost the president’s record defense bill even more

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Climate change on track to mak...

Nov 19, 2018 by

Insurance giant IAG has warned a failure to reduce greenhouse gas emissions could result in a world that is “pretty much uninsurable”, with poorer communities likely to bear the brunt of the effects.

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Agenda 21? The Plan To Depopul...

Nov 19, 2018 by

The United Nations for some people conjure up images of a benevolent organization intended for the preservation of human life wherever conflict occurs, and of encouraging international cooperation and peace.

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How Plato Foresaw Facebook’s F...

Nov 18, 2018 by

Technology promises to make easy things that, by their intrinsic nature, have to be hard.

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The Dangerous Naïveté of Trump...

Nov 17, 2018 by

The United States and China may be on a collision course yet their presidents each underestimate the pain the other could inflict.

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Spain Is Switching to 100 Perc...

Nov 16, 2018 by

“A wake-up call to the rest of the world.”

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Migration roils global politic...

Nov 16, 2018 by

Never before have so many people – 70 million – been forcibly displaced from their homes. Millions more have chosen to leave in search of a better life. And traditional politics have been thrown into disarray.

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The bizarre and frightening co...

Nov 16, 2018 by

The Camp Fire, which destroyed the town of Paradise, is now the most destructive to ever hit California and the deadliest wildfire in modern American history.

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Your Children’s Yellowstone Wi...

Nov 16, 2018 by

In Yellowstone National Park, warming has brought rapid changes.
Winters are shorter. Less snow is falling.
Summers are hotter and drier.
In a few decades, this iconic American landscape will not be the same

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The New Politics of Climate Ch...

Nov 16, 2018 by

The dust is settling on the 2018 midterms—and no plan to fight global warming has emerged unscathed.

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Mass HPV Vaccination Plan for ...

Nov 15, 2018 by

The American Cancer Society (ACS) has set an aggressive goal to achieve an 80 percent uptake rate among American children with two doses human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine by 2026.

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Call climate change what it is...

Nov 14, 2018 by

Social unrest and famine, superstorms and droughts. Places, species and human beings – none will be spared. Welcome to Occupy Earth

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The Interior Department Is Sid...

Nov 14, 2018 by

In early September, the DOI quietly rescinded two memos that provided guidance on protecting vulnerable communities and Native American sacred sites.

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Sorry, Hipsters. CBD Will Not ...

Nov 13, 2018 by

Don’t trust everything you read on the internet.

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The Basics of Inmates’ R...

Nov 13, 2018 by

Contrary to popular belief, people serving their sentences in jails aren’t entirely without any rights.

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The Left Lung of the Planet &#...

Nov 10, 2018 by

Africa’s Congo Basin is home to the second-largest rainforest on the planet. But according to a new study, this may soon not be the case. It finds that at current rates of deforestation, all primary forest will be gone by the end of the century.

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Scientists Develop Liquid That...

Nov 9, 2018 by

Scientist have made another step towards scaling the energy system that can store solar power for long periods.

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Arnold Schwarzenegger’s War on...

Nov 9, 2018 by

The former California governor helped support multiple ballot measures this year that will change how legislative districts are drawn. He already has his eye on more reforms in 2020.

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Court Orders Moratorium on Off...

Nov 9, 2018 by

A federal court today ordered the Trump administration to stop issuing permits for offshore fracking in federal waters off the California coast.

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Keystone XL pipeline: judge ru...

Nov 9, 2018 by

District court judge Brian Morris rules Trump administration did not consider environmental consequences before pushing ahead

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The growth of yoga and meditat...

Nov 8, 2018 by

The number of Americans who meditate has tripled. Yoga is up 55 percent.

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‘Black girl magic’...

Nov 8, 2018 by

Victories mark unprecedented level of success for black female judicial candidates in Harris county, which includes Houston

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Three take-aways from the R...

Nov 8, 2018 by

Who won? It depends on which of these results you think is most important and how national politics plays out in months and years ahead.

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Galactic collision ripples acr...

Nov 8, 2018 by

Looking up at the heavens from below, it can be easy to think of the universe as a fixed constellation of stars. But, as a new study illustrates this week, the cosmos is ever changing – as is our understanding.

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Up Against Big Oil in the Midt...

Nov 8, 2018 by

The election produced some wins for the climate, but also underscored the power of the fossil fuel industry.

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Muslim women, Native Americans...

Nov 7, 2018 by

Voters in the 2018 midterms chose to elect candidates who look, worship, and love like them.

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Science Returns to the House

Nov 7, 2018 by

The Committee on Science, Space, and Technology may finally live up to its name.

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