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    Thank You Trump for Making Climate a Breaking News Story

    Thank You Trump for Making Climate a Breaking News Story

    Donald Trump has done what Al Gore, Jim Hansen, climate scientists, the Sierra Club and the rest of the environmental movement could never do—make climate disruption breaking cable TV news. Trump’s histrionic, largely symbolic and recklessly self-destructive decision to abandon the Paris climate agreement means, among other things, that far more Americans know about the […]

    Scientists Worldwide Speak Truth to Power

    Scientists Worldwide Speak Truth to Power

    Tens of thousands of people celebrated Earth Day Saturday by taking to the streets in a historic day of action for science and truth. A massive March for Science took place in Washington, DC, and more than 600 sister marches took place in other cities around the world. “We are marching today to remind people […]

    6-Year-Old Science Prodigy Hosts Trending Podcast

    6-Year-Old Science Prodigy Hosts Trending Podcast

    “When I’m not studying hard in 1st grade, I’m working on my podcast.” That’s the adorable Twitter tagline of six-year-old podcaster Nate Butkus, who hosts “The Show About Science.” The Chicago-based youngster started his show when he was only five years old with the help of his producer dad, Eric Butkus. Episodes cover complex scientific […]

    Bill Nye: ‘See You in Washington’

    Bill Nye: ‘See You in Washington’

    The March for Science has announced three honorary national co-chairs for the April 22 march in Washington, DC. They are: Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha, a pediatrician and key whistleblower of the Flint water crisis, Dr. Lydia Villa-Komaroff, a biologist who made critical contributions to how bacterial cells could be used to generate insulin, and Bill Nye, […]

    Hey Bill Nye, Will Going Vegan Slow Global Warming?

    Hey Bill Nye, Will Going Vegan Slow Global Warming?

    Erin from Scotland had already switched to a completely plant-based diet when she asked Bill Nye on the Big Think to explain the science behind her decision to go vegan. “I went vegan after watching documentaries like ‘Before the Flood’ and ‘Cowspiracy,’” Erin said, but she questioned conflicting reports on the amount of global emissions […]

    Bernie Sanders and Bill Nye Defend Climate Science, Explain How Renewables Can Power America

    Bernie Sanders and Bill Nye Defend Climate Science, Explain How Renewables Can Power America

    Science educator Bill Nye and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders held a Facebook Live conversation on Monday morning about climate change. [facebook https://facebook.com/senatorsanders/videos/10155677298512908/ expand=1] In the two hours after it aired, the interview has already been viewed about 2 million times, drawn about 100,000 “Reactions” and 52,000 “shares.” The chat was announced Sunday on the senator’s […]

    Bill Nye Calls Kyrie Irving’s Flat Earth Theory ‘Heartbreaking’

    Bill Nye Calls Kyrie Irving’s Flat Earth Theory ‘Heartbreaking’

    Last year, astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson feuded with rapper B.o.B. over his belief that the world is flat. About a year later, Tyson’s friend and science educator Bill Nye is contesting professional basketball player Kyrie Irving’s own “Flat Earth” claims. Neil deGrasse Tyson Schools Rapper B.o.B. Who Believes the Earth Is Flat https://t.co/82TxQ8g4e0 @bbcscitech @DiscoverMag […]