Out of the Mouth of Babes

BY ON February 14, 2017
This was written by Joe Romm for Think Progress: Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) has had a rough couple of weeks. Earlier this month, public outcry forced him to withdraw his bill to sell off 3.3 million acres of public lands. Then in a raucous town hall...

TOPICS: Politics, Science, Utah

March for Science

BY ON February 13, 2017
It’s hard to believe that ninety-two years after the Scopes Monkey Trial (which debated teaching evolution in public schools), the integrity of the science community is in politically charged territory. The reality of climate change, possibly the greatest concern of the 21st century, is challenged by those...

TOPICS: Activism, Science

5 News Sources on Climate Change that Don’t Lie

BY ON January 31, 2017
It’s an important question. Political operatives have launched a series of efforts to intentionally deceive the public with “fake” news, and what spokespeople for the Trump Administration are calling “alternative facts.” Disseminating fake news and alternative facts (also known as lies) deliberately misinforms the public and...

TOPICS: Climate Change, Science