Stories tagged "United States"

June 11, 2019

Acting on Climate (Literally) Will Save Lives, It’s Science!

  According to a new study in the journal Science Advances, meeting the Paris Climate Agreement’s goals of keeping the rise of global average temperatures to 1.5° C could substantially mitigate heat-related mortality in U.S. cities. This new study is one of the...

March 16, 2019

We Must Stand Up For Science

By Senator Brian Schatz These are challenging, unprecedented times for science. This may not be the first time science has been under attack in the United States – climate denial has been alive and well for some time now – but from a historical perspective, we are in...

January 6, 2019

One Cool Thing: Reverse Vending Machines

A supermarket chain in the U.K. announced last week the success of its “reverse vending machines” – shoppers at just five Iceland Store sites returned more than 300,000 plastic bottles, with a daily average of 2,583 bottles in November, according to...