Global North and Male Researchers Dominate  in Climate Science

Global North and Male Researchers Dominate in Climate Science

By Ashira Morris, ODP Staff Writer The scientists behind the 100 most highly cited climate research papers in the past five years are overwhelmingly men from the global north. According to an analysis by Carbon Brief, less than 1% of the authors are based in Africa, and fewer than 25% are female. Research is expensive, […]

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Nobel Prize Awarded to Three Climate Science Pioneers

Nobel Prize Awarded to Three Climate Science Pioneers

by Amy Lupica, ODP Daily Editor As climate change finally becomes central to global diplomacy and policy, three scientists have won the Nobel Prize in physics for their contributions to “the foundation of our knowledge of the earth’s climate and how humanity influences it.” Those awarded were Syukuro Manabe of Princeton University, Klaus Hasselmann of […]

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Trump Administration Orders Manipulation of Climate Science

Trump Administration Orders Manipulation of Climate Science

The New York Times reported yesterday that in addition to significantly weakening Obama Administration policies and rules that would have cut U.S. greenhouse gas emissions, now the Trump Administration is working to “recalculate” the risks posed by climate change by ordering scientists to ignore long term impacts beyond 2040 and to omit analysis of the worst-case scenarios in the next national climate assessment report.  

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We Must Stand Up For Science

We Must Stand Up For Science

I am one of many members of Congress who count on them and appreciate their work. I worked closely with this community on a bill I introduced with Congressman Paul Tonko this week on scientific integrity. The Scientific Integrity Act (S.775) would protect government science from political interference. It would make data and findings off-limits for political appointees and managers, and make sure scientists follow careful processes for review.

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