science

Corbyn Smeared as ‘Russian Stooge’ for Requesting Evidence on Poisoned Spy

March 15, 2018

While harshly condemning the Salisbury nerve agent attack, the Labour Party’s leftist leader requested evidence that the Russian government carried it out. A deluge of smears followed.

Trump Continues War on Science, Axes Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program

March 7, 2018

The cut is “shocking and unprecedented because it’s extremely unusual,” says Baltimore City Health Director Leana Wen. “I’ve never seen it happen that a grant is terminated without justification when the funds are available”

Climate Emergency: Greenhouse Gas Levels Surge to Historic Levels

November 1, 2017

A new report from the World Meteorological Organization shows that concentrations of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere surged at an unprecedented speed in 2016 to the highest level in 800,000 years

Trump Picks Infamous Climate Change Denier for Top Environmental Job

October 30, 2017

Investigative Journalist Steve Horn discusses President Trump’s pick to head up the powerful White House Council: former Texas Commissioner on Environmental Quality, Kathleen Hartnett White, who has links to ExxonMobil, the Koch Brothers, and Big Coal

Methane Emissions From Livestock Are Much Higher Than Estimated

October 27, 2017

A new NASA-sponsored study shows that animal agriculture’s global methane emissions are 11% higher than previous estimates – co-author Dr. Ghassem Asrar explains the numbers

Earth Day Actions Take on Trump’s War on Science

April 22, 2017

As President Trump rolls back environmental regulations, Scientists, Doctors and Environmentalists inaugurate first ever March for Science in huge global event. Janet Redman of Oil Change USA explains the damage the Trump administration is doing.

The March for Science Seeks to Put Science on Government’s Agenda

April 21, 2017

Given the Trump administration’s attacks on science, the April 22 March for Science hopes give science the attention it deserves in government, says Trina Coleman of the National Society of Black Physicists

Trump Administration Is Removing Climate Change Research from Government Websites

April 16, 2017

Victoria Herrmann of the Arctic Institute explains how her research and that of others have been removed from government websites and this is happening at the worst possible moment for climate change research

Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Disaster

March 11, 2014
Nuclear power engineer Arnie Gunderson and journalist Chiho Kaneko discuss a lawsuit to hold General Electric and other reactor manufacturing companies responsible and the Japanese public’s attitude toward nuclear energy

Scientists Link Spike in Thyroid Disease to Fukushima Disaster

December 23, 2013

Nuclear expert and researcher Joseph Mangano explains his research in connecting the increase of hypothyroidism in newborns on the West coast to the Fukushima nuclear disaster