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An update from MIT’s Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change points to “the surprisingly large increase in the chance of much higher temperatures” over the next century in a new “no-policy” scenario.
Impacts on the lives of “everyday Americans” and the country’s efforts “to ensure a healthy future for our planet” are being promoted as hallmarks of an upcoming Tom Brokaw Discovery Channel special on climate change, due to air March 18 [...]
A May 11 National Association of Science Writers (NASW) regional meeting in New York will focus on “finding common ground” between artists and science writers. The 1 to 5 p.m. Monday meeting, a first regional meeting for NASW as part [...]
It’s a sign of the times – and of newspapers’ economic tribulations – that the American Society of Newspaper Editors, ASNE, just two months ahead of its scheduled annual convention decided to call it quits: no 2009 convention after all.
NASA’s already thin Earth observing network of satellites became a little thinner late last month with the loss of the Orbiting Carbon Observatory during launch.
Offshore oil drilling will produce jobs and help the economy, some of the nation’s top oil company executives have been telling Congress in an effort to see more offshore sites opened to exploration and development.
The race to influence Congress is on big-time. According to a new study by the Center for Public Integrity, more than 770 companies and interest groups hired an estimated 2,340 lobbyists to influence federal policy on climate change in the [...]