One Mario Thing: The War on Science in the Mushroom Kingdom

One Mario Thing: The War on Science in the Mushroom Kingdom

We learned this week from the New York Times that efforts to block research on climate change at our federal science agencies don’t just come from the Trump political appointees on top. Lower managers in government are taking their cues, and running with them. For federal scientists wanting to publish objective science, the task seems […]

Continue Reading 76 words
Coronavirus: Trump Can’t Deflect from His Disastrous Media Narrative

Coronavirus: Trump Can’t Deflect from His Disastrous Media Narrative

As the Hill reported, President Trump’s approval rating for his handling of the coronavirus dropped 10 points from last month after an initial bump, according to a new Emerson College poll. This comes after weeks of disastrous headlines that exposed the White House’s many blunders in the coronavirus response. After the President implied that ingesting disinfectants […]

Continue Reading 409 words
Tropical Rainforests Losing Ability to Absorb Carbon, That’s a Blow to Trump’s “1 Trillion Trees”

Tropical Rainforests Losing Ability to Absorb Carbon, That’s a Blow to Trump’s “1 Trillion Trees”

According to a new study published in the journal Nature, tropical forests are losing their ability to absorb carbon dioxide from the air and serve as “carbon sinks.” As The Guardian explained, The Amazon could turn into a source of carbon in the atmosphere, instead of one of the biggest absorbers of the gas, as […]

Continue Reading 382 words

Want the planet in your inbox?

Subscribe to the email that top lawmakers, renowned scientists, and thousands of concerned citizens turn to each morning for the latest environmental news and analysis.