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    David Suzuki: Why We Must March for Science

    David Suzuki: Why We Must March for Science

    Science isn’t everything. But it is crucial to governing, decision-making, protecting human health and the environment and resolving questions and challenges around our existence. Those determined to advance industrial interests over all else often attack science. We’ve seen it in Canada, with a decade of cuts to research funding and scientific programs, muzzling of government […]

    ‘First Protest in Space’ Slams Trump With Astronaut’s Famous Quote

    ‘First Protest in Space’ Slams Trump With Astronaut’s Famous Quote

    As President Donald Trump takes aim at Earth science with his proposed NASA cuts, the Autonomous Space Agency Network (ASAN) has launched the “first protest in space.” The independent space agency, which advocates for DIY space exploration, launched a weather balloon 90,000 feet above Earth carrying a rude tweet directed at Trump’s frequently used Twitter […]

    NASA Launches Satellite to Watch Earth Breathe From Space

    NASA Launches Satellite to Watch Earth Breathe From Space

    In an effort to understand how climate change is altering the carbon cycle, a project between the University of Oklahoma and NASA is headed to space. Orbiting 22,000 miles above Earth’s surface, this host of instruments will track carbon as it flows through the Earth delivering real-time data and helping scientists quantify just how much […]

    Debunking Koch-Funded Group’s Efforts to Deny Climate Science

    Debunking Koch-Funded Group’s Efforts to Deny Climate Science

    By Brenda Ekwurzel I have had the thrill of sharing the latest discoveries in the classroom with students who asked probing questions, when I was a faculty member of a university. That journey of discovery is one that parents and family members delight in hearing about when students come home and share what they have […]

    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, […]

    It’s Official: Trump Budget Would Make Deep Cuts to Climate and Science Research

    It’s Official: Trump Budget Would Make Deep Cuts to Climate and Science Research

    The Trump administration released its first official 2018 budget proposal this morning and copies obtained by multiple outlets yesterday confirmed deep cuts across the board for climate– and science-related research, grants, programs and agencies. https://twitter.com/EcoWatch/status/840963814715727876 expand=1] The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, one of the budget’s biggest targets, would suffer a cut of $2.8 billion or […]

    Meet the Top EPA Official Who Quit After 24 Years to Protest Pruitt and Trump

    Meet the Top EPA Official Who Quit After 24 Years to Protest Pruitt and Trump

    A top official at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has resigned in protest of a Trump administration proposal to scale back severely the size and work of the agency. Mustafa Ali helped launch the EPA’s Office of Environmental Justice in 1992 and served under both Republican and Democratic administrations. Up until last week he […]

    Rate of Ocean Warming Quadrupled Since Late 20th Century, Study Reveals

    Rate of Ocean Warming Quadrupled Since Late 20th Century, Study Reveals

    By Roz Pidcock The buildup of heat-trapping greenhouse gases is warming the upper ocean four times faster than during the period 1960-1990, according to new research. [facebook https://facebook.com/EcoWatch/videos/1482563161756616/ expand=1] The paper, published March 10 in the journal Science Advances, is the latest effort to piece together current and historical measurements from ships, self-propelled floats, satellites […]