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Climate Change: It's About the Children, Stupid! Or Is It?
A queer, quirky Quaker playfully exploring the serious worlds ...
Today we are in troubled times. This current climate crisis calls on us to dig deep inside ourselves to find the courage needed to face the reality of climate change, to educate ourselves, and to discover what our roles might be on a new planet. The ball is now in our hands.
Nine Steps Closer to Safe Science
Journalist, San Francisco Bay Area
A new study released July 31 by the National Research Council may help prevent future accidents by challenging current safety standards in academic and nonindustrial labs across the U.S. with nine recommendations aimed at the higher-education and scientific community.
Scientists Urge For Funds To Prevent Coastal Disasters, Not Just Recover From Them
New Report Examines the Growth of Incarceration in the United States
Senior Counsel at the Brennan Center for Justice at the New Yo...
Incarceration rates in the U.S. have more than quadrupled in the past four decades. There are now 2.2 million people behind bars, a rate of nearly 1 out of 100 U.S. adults, placing the U.S. far outside the experience of other western democracies.
How Do You Get Help From Scientists?
Experimental particle physicist
So you want information about what is happening with the most up-to-date science? How do you get it? Lately I've been lucky that interested youth and their parents have been emailing me to find out about questions they have.
The U.S. Rape Crisis You Didn't Even Know About
5 Reasons Why Obama's Climate Change Moment Mustn't Be Missed
Michael Shank, Ph.D.
Adjunct Assistant Professor, NYU's Center for Global Affairs
This is no time for a small pitch on power plant carbon parameters. We need something big if we are to survive at all. Now let's hope he understands that and does something real to address it.
Scientists Fight Back Against 'Witch Hunt' By Animal Rights Activists
Proposed NASA Mission Said To Lack Broad Support
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Does Death Penalty Deters Murder? Experts Can't Tell
The Costs and the Lost Benefits of Graduation Exams
Award-winning historian and inner-city teacher
Most educators already know that we should be teaching analysis, synthesis, and problem-solving, so perhaps our experiment with graduation exams will prompt us to follow the path we always knew we should be taking.
School Board Member Who Took State High School Exam: Tests Lack Accountability
Do Tests Help Student Learning?
Let's Make Waves for SpongeBob SquarePants
William S. Becker
The recent squall over SpongeBob SquarePants and his book about global climate change appears to have died down now. That's a pity. Sometimes, it's in the public interest to turn a squall into a hurricane.
New Science Framework Paves Way For Standards
Research Calls Efficacy Of Education Reforms Into Question
Author, American Public Education Law, 2nd Edition
Two new reports on standards-based accountability and incentive systems should end the current thrust of U.S. education policy.
National Research Council Ranks The Best Doctoral Programs
U.S. Scientific Establishment Throws Down Gauntlet to Big Ag
Program Director, Animal Welfare Approved
I don't often find much to cheer about when I read the food and farming news, but a new report from the influential National Research Council on the future of U.S. farming had me reaching for my pom-poms.
Improving Science Education by Ignoring Evolution? Absurd!
Michael Zimmerman, Ph.D.
Founder, The Clergy Letter Project
Studies continue to show that U.S. students' science literacy is very poor. The science curriculum advanced by creationist organizations make an already bad situation far worse.
Ocean Acidification Rising At Alarming Rate: Report
Asia Ozone Pollution Making Its Way To U.S., Study Finds
The Deep Impacts of Unfunded Science
Steven Newtonn teaches geology at College of Marin in Kentfiel...
The Hale-Bopp comet was discovered only
before its passage by Earth, not nearly enough time to divert the comet. So much for the
A Level-4 Biolab Grows in Boston: Pathogens Welcome
Barton Kunstler, Ph.D.
Writer at www.bartonkunstler.com
We are in the grips of a military-industrial complex for whom projects such as the Boston Biolab are as much meat and potatoes as any multi-billion dollar weapon system, no matter how dubious the need.
The Dirty Word in Clean
Author, "Clean: The Humble Art of Zen-Cleansing"
Do common cleaners have toxic ingredients? They might. They might not. But until we know for certain -- who here cares to continue to experiment with the health of their children?
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