The Green Grok Blogs on science
Feb 17, 2014
The famed scientist is at Duke this spring, kicking off a scientific partnership between the Nicholas School and the biodiversity foundation that bears his name. His advice to young folks: “Be an ‘ologist.’”
Jan 24, 2014
Experiencing the science of climate change rather than learning about it.
Sep 10, 2013
Scientists start to meet a “grand challenge” and none too soon.
Aug 2, 2013
In July after 154 leader-less days, the EPA finally got a new administrator. Days later House Republicans put the agency's budget on the chopping block. Today four former EPA chiefs under Republican presidents chimed in with their thoughts on climate change, the agency they all headed, and the need for action.
Jul 19, 2013
Never underestimate the power of an image to connect people to the natural world.
May 22, 2013
U.S. Representative Lamar Smith’s strutting his science cred.
Apr 29, 2013
Is last week's hearing on climate the start of a thaw?
Apr 5, 2013
Clear signals about climate change appear in the science literature, but from the White House the signals seemed mixed.
Jan 22, 2013
Obama promises action on climate change during his second term.
Dec 14, 2012
For two days this week, E.O. Wilson, this giant of our times, was in the Triangle area. I had the opportunity to spend some time with Wilson during his stay in the area — what an extraordinary experience.