Tag Archives: Science

March for Science: Thousands march around the world to protest Donald Trump’s ‘rejection of science’ | The Independent

Countless thousands of scientists and their supporters have marched around the world to protest what they say is Donald Trump’s rejection of science. Source: March for Science: Thousands march around the world to protest Donald Trump’s ‘rejection of science’ | … Continue reading

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Why scientists are fighting back. We’ve had enough of Trump’s war on facts | Kenneth Kimmell | Opinion | The Guardian

The president’s savaging of environmental safeguards is a direct attack on reason and research Source: Why scientists are fighting back. We’ve had enough of Trump’s war on facts | Kenneth Kimmell | Opinion | The Guardian

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Why Turnbull Has A Gas Problem And Why Vaccinations Are Not Safe! – » The Australian Independent Media Network

Mm, it gets hard… I’ve spent several days trying to reconcile the idea that certain people can both admire a leader like Vlad Putin suggesting that Australia needs a leader like him, while arguing that any attempts to persuade people … Continue reading

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Bernardi, Trump and ‘religious freedom’ – » The Australian Independent Media Network

By Brian Morris Religious institutions will feel a pressing need to regain the initiative following damning revelations from the Royal Commission into Child Sexual Abuse. With renewed calls for a parliamentary conscience vote on marriage equality — and foreshadowed legislation … Continue reading

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Donald Trump reminiscent of Stalin says chief scientist Alan Finkel as science ‘literally under attack’

Australia’s Chief Scientist Dr Alan Finkel has said US President Donald Trump’s move to censor environmental data is ‘reminiscent’ of former Soviet dictator Josef Stalin’s control of science in the USSR. Source: Donald Trump reminiscent of Stalin says chief scientist … Continue reading

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Abrupt Climate Change: there’s strength in the science – » The Australian Independent Media Network

By Keith Antonysen Various contrarian opinions are based on the fundamental premise of anthropogenic climate change in relation to how light interacts with radiated infrared. Seth Miller, a scientist, provides some history; and then, criteria in relation to how science … Continue reading

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The GOP Would Rather Fight Science Than Climate Change | Crooks and Liars

Why is the DCCC ignoring a golden opportunity to replace noted science denier– Science Committee chairman Lamar Smith in their quest to “Turn Texas Blue”? Source: The GOP Would Rather Fight Science Than Climate Change | Crooks and Liars

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The Australian’s Great Barrier Reef editorial: A misrepresention of science

A scientist, misquoted in The Australian, says the facts were misrepresented in the newspaper’s Great Barrier Reef bleaching editorial. DeSmogBlog’s Graham Readfearn reports. Source: The Australian’s Great Barrier Reef editorial: A misrepresention of science

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R&D CSIRO and Science Budget Cut in Australia

India recently launched a “mini space shuttle” for just $14 million. Many people commented, expressing their unhappiness at India investing in space travel while so many of their people live in poverty. The space industry is worth more than a … Continue reading

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New Research Helps Attribute Specific Extreme Weather to Climate Change | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community

Climate scientists have long been pressed to answer the question “did climate change cause this?” in the days following the most recent devastating weather event. A watershed report (pdf) released Thursday helps those scientists to more conclusively answer: “yes.” The … Continue reading

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We Are Moving Into Uncharted Climate Territory, And Fast: UN Warns of New ‘Climate Reality’ – New Matilda

The commitments nations have made ahead of the Paris climate talks already have the world on track to face ‘dangerous’ climate change. Source: We Are Moving Into Uncharted Climate Territory, And Fast: UN Warns of New ‘Climate Reality’ – New … Continue reading

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Time to invest in the real entrepreneurs, our scientists – » The Australian Independent Media Network

The government and their business backers are constantly telling us that we must support and promote entrepreneurs. Both our Prime Minister and his deputy have handed over government funds to very dubious entrepreneurs in their ministerial capacities – Malcolm as … Continue reading

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He invited drug users into his lab. What he discovered is changing what we know about addiction.

  He invited drug users into his lab. What he discovered is changing what we know about addiction..

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Pentagon Unloads Old Anthrax Stocks On Unsuspecting Labs

WASHINGTON, D.C. – (CT&P) -The L.A. Times is reporting that an Army bio-defense facility in Utah may have mistakenly sent live anthrax samples to 51 commercial companies, academic institutions and federal labs without proper safeguards, more than double the total … Continue reading

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New Research Pinpoints Origins Of Republican Party

Posted in humor, politics, religion, science FLORES, INDONESIA – (CT&P) – An American archeological research team working on the Indonesian island of Flores has uncovered evidence that indicates that the “hobbits” of the Soa Basin may have been the first … Continue reading

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‘It’s never the science itself’: why the right questions climate and vaccines

Movement’s doubts about climate change, vaccination, and other matters of science are tied to ideas of morality and belief in limited government Creationism, climate denial and anti-vaccination rage: long before the measles outbreak in the US, a deep mistrust of … Continue reading

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