The Clean Water Act was designed to keep dangerous things out of our environment; a little bit of rational firearms regulation would do likewise.
The SAB is no place to serve if you value your time and potential contributions to protecting the environment of our nation
A lot of the costs of climate change will be borne by society at large, through taxes and insurance premiums.
Certainly providing a low-risk environment for human health carries some costs.
All actions by the Environmental Protection Agency should be taken on the basis of science—not from religious beliefs, from payoffs, or to satisfy the desires of special interest groups.
In the case of PM2.5 what you can’t see can hurt you.
The perception of high inequality in society has been associated with instability and strife in human populations
Trump’s First Year Slightly less than a year ago, I used this blog to provide an open letter to Donald Trump regarding the environment (http://blogs.nicholas.duke.edu/citizenscientist/some-thoughts-for-the-new-president/). My points were simple: Use science to base environmental decisions;Continue reading
The assault on basic knowledge and its discovery is likely to leave our nation behind in the competitive international arena
Those who enjoy understanding about science need to do more than bask in that pleasure.