16 October 2019
Anchorage talk will dive into ocean acidification’s impact on Alaska marine life - Anchorage Daily News
The real concern is the speed at which changes are occurring, says an official with the Alaska Fisheries Science Center.
An advisory board of scientists, doctors and worker advocates helped ensure that nuclear workers exposed to toxins received proper compensation. The terms of nearly all board members expired last month - and no new members have been appointed.
Environmental groups are urging the Liberal government to strengthen its proposed changes to the process of assessing resource projects, arguing the current plan will allow economic development to trump environmental protection.
More than a month after Jeff Sessions was sworn in as attorney general, the Department of Justice declined to bring charges against the Obama-era head of the U.S. Chemical Safety Board for allegedly lying to Congress, according to a report obtained by E&E News under the Freedom of Information Act.
A journal that had repeatedly published peer-reviewed articles that challenged vested interests about hazardous chemicals in use today appears to have been coopted by a new editor, promoting "mercenary science" designed to manufacture doubt that provides regulators cover when they don't want to make tough decisions.
Claiming overreach by a new publisher, the International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health's editorial board asks for disciplinary action from the National Library of Medicine.
Even the pariah nation of Syria is signing on the Paris Agreement, leaving the U.S. alone on the world stage as the only country refusing to abide the accords on curbing climate change. It's a disgraceful position for the planet's leading nation.
Four of the fellows who participated in the program this year will discuss their ongoing research, activism, and experiences with publishing their ideas in the public sphere.
With job loss and stifled development in the renewable energy sector, economists, politicians, and advocates say policy action is necessary to stay on track.
The pandemic has put public health officials in a perilous place—caught between the common good and the often-toxic American drive for personal freedom.