Science & Society

Trophy Hunting Delivers Environmental And Social Benefits, Finds Study

The Pennsylvania Game Commission manages 1.5 million acres of land for its citizens and all "public land owners" are able to use it for hiking, hunting and various activities. Despite such an enormous responsibility, the Game Commission receives ...

Article - Hank Campbell - Feb 23 2021 - 1:47pm

Organic Consumers Association And Joe Mercola Have A COVID-19 Conspiracy Theory- The Wealthy Got China To Do It

For much of 2020, it looked like media was trying to pivot the anti-vaccine movement from being predominantly left wing to one afflicting right. More right-wing people than left in America didn't want to wear masks, after all, so it seemed easy to cla ...

Article - Hank Campbell - Feb 25 2021 - 4:07pm

How To Put Sustainable Development Goals Back On Track

The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are one of the key pillars of the UN’s attempt to remake the world according to a more equitable and sustainable model. The SDGs are a set of 17 individual goals which the UN aims to achieve by 2030. ...

Blog Post - Arthur Fong - Mar 10 2021 - 3:48pm

The Feel Good Fallacy Of Elite Philanthrophy

MacKenzie Scott does not give Science 2.0 any money. I wish she did. For a minute fraction of her $57 billion we could increase the science literacy for Americans quite a lot.  I am not criticizing her, just a few months ago she pledged $4 billion to nearl ...

Article - Hank Campbell - Mar 12 2021 - 10:55am

Are We Living In A Simulation? Can Science Answer This?

C ould we be living in a computer simulation of some sort?  In priciple physics will never be able to directly test this.  It is an appealing idea, mentioned by everyone from scientist to pop culture figures.  It appeals as this would naturally explain ce ...

Blog Post - Hontas Farmer - Mar 14 2021 - 1:10am

Organic Trade Association's Puppet Group 'The Organic Center' Exposed

The Organic Trade Association has canceled The Organic Center's Annual Benefit Dinner due to venue concerns about coronavirus in Anaheim during the Natural Products Expo West, where the dinner was going to be held. Naturally. ...

Article - Hank Campbell - Mar 15 2021 - 1:16pm

Churches Increase COVID-19 Vaccine Uptake Among African-Americans

Pilot results from San Bernardino County, California, where crime is prevalent and distrust in government high, found that religion may be key to COVID-19 vaccine uptake. Focused education efforts and an on-site mobile clinic in Black church parking lots ...

Article - News Staff - Mar 23 2021 - 3:38pm

Just Correlation: Meat And 'Higher Risk' Of Death

Your risk of death is 100 percent. Yet your risk of early demise can be mitigated if you avoid things like ingesting alcohol and cigarettes and mustard gas. Those are clear killers. What about salt, sugar, and meat? Those have not been established as scien ...

Article - Hank Campbell - Apr 6 2021 - 6:01am

Humor Works Better Than Scorn At Fighting Science Denial

A few years ago, much of the academic science community finally turned on the anti-science progressives that dominated the coasts of the U.S. and who refused to vaccinate their children.  Standing up to their political allies definitely turned the tide, ev ...

Article - Hank Campbell - Apr 15 2021 - 12:26pm

Is The Cure Worse Than The Disease? In The COVID-19 Public Health Versus Jobs Debate, The Same People Suffer

Throughout the pandemic, millions of Americans wondered: “Is the cure worse than the disease?” The question implies a trade-off between “the cure,” in the form of economic shutdowns, and “the disease,” COVID-19. This debate dominated headlines in the firs ...

Article - The Conversation - Apr 20 2021 - 6:01am