Science Education & Policy
- False Argument For U.S. Solar Subsidies: That It Prevents Pollution Deaths
Solar energy, with tens of billions in subsidies to keep it afloat, now employs more people than the fossil fuel alternative it is irrationally pitted against in media- coal. Solar panels are fine for elites, just like organic food is- but like with organ ...
Article - Hank Campbell - Jun 2 2017 - 1:50pm
- Trump's EPA Takes On Environmental Science Assault
The Trump administration is regularly accused by green activists in media as being opposed to science, but only the science they accept. On one recent policy decision the opposite is true and EPA is taking a stand against junk science by greens who had bee ...
Article - Angela Logomasini - Jul 22 2017 - 6:59pm
- Does Rope Cause Suicide?
A new paper claims that guns are only involved in 5 percent of suicide attempts but are 50 percent of suicide deaths. Despite everyone claiming to want to be data-driven about gun deaths, few are and this is no exception. ...
Article - News Staff - Sep 18 2017 - 12:25pm
- An End To Politicization Of Science At EPA?
If scientists and journalists want the politicization of science to stop, they have to be part of the solution, even if a guy they didn't vote for is in power. But now that he is, all the talk about "depoliticizing science" has been exposed ...
Article - Hank Campbell - Oct 26 2017 - 6:23am
- Google News Latest Fake 'Daily Doomsday'- Says Huge Planet Found By NASA In Galactic Bulge Could Unleash Apocalypse On Earth
This is yet another example of how outrageously bad Google News is when it comes to astronomy. I get asked this rather often, whether Earth is endangered by some distant planet or galaxy or black hole, by children or adults who have read stories in the se ...
Article - Robert Walker - Nov 13 2017 - 5:35pm
- The Sad State Of Entrepreneurship In America: What Educators Can Do About It
While responsible people work to stave off humanity’s ecological suicide, many young nerds write unimportant apps to do “things their mothers used to do for them.” The Elon Musks of the world – those who prepare for the long game while financing it with in ...
Article - Fred Phillips - Nov 15 2017 - 10:50pm
- When The Missionaries Of Neoliberal Economics Knock, Bar The Door
The Foundation for Economic Education, with the inevitable acronym FEE, aims to “promote new content and distribution techniques for free-market ideas. ” Fee has “distilled ‘economic thinking’ into 12 key concepts.” Let’s pray that the “distribution” fa ...
Article - Fred Phillips - Nov 15 2017 - 11:33pm
- Pediatricians Link Background Checks For Ammunition To Lower Teen Gun Deaths
In 2015, 4,528 "children"- the mean age was 18, pediatricians presenting at the Pediatric Academic Societies 2018 annual meeting today counted children as anyone under age 21- died from firearm-related injuries. Eighty-seven percent were male and ...
Article - News Staff - May 7 2018 - 1:07pm
- Environmental Trial Lawyer Groups Go To Court To Preserve Obama EPA Regulations
The litigation group Earthjustice, the sue-and-settle arm of Sierra Club, has joined other controversial environmental trial lawyer groups, such as Center for Biological Diversity, Environmental Defense Fund, Natural Resources Defense Council, and Union of ...
Article - News Staff - May 15 2018 - 1:20pm
- EPA IRIS Program Is Hardly The “Gold Standard”
Don’t be fooled by those who say the U.S. ...
Article - Angela Logomasini - May 17 2018 - 9:05am