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State of the World 2017 | EarthEd: Rethinking education on a changing planet

In its State of the World 2017 publication, The Worldwatch Institute turns its attention to how education systems […]

The Non-Scientist’s Guide to Reading and Understanding a Scientific Paper

Scientists continue to work on improving their communication skills, but in the meantime how can the public […]

Alan Alda’s Experiment: Helping Scientists Learn To Talk To The Rest Of Us

In a short interview with Lulu Garcia-Navarro on Weekend Edition Sunday, Alan Alda introduces his new book. If […]

The Next 82 Years: Faculty and Students Confronting Existential Challenges | Malcolm Potts

Since 1950, the global population and the global economy together have grown at 3.9 percent per year—doubling […]

Scientists, Stop Thinking Explaining Science Will Fix Things

How can scientists effectively communicate science? If the goal is to change opinions, Tim Requarth suggests moving […]

Why President Trump needs to finally name a science advisor

John P. Holdren, former director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) and […]

Is it worth trying to “reframe” climate change? Probably not.

Spurring technological innovation. Reducing local air pollution. Improving national security. Meeting a religious or moral imperative. Climate […]

How scientists should confront the antagonists

What comes next for scientists facing threats to their work? On Radio National’s The Science Show, Robyn […]

These JeffCo Students Are Learning About Climate Change By Taking On ‘The Sixth Extinction’

Jenny Brundin with Colorado Public Radio reports on a high school class’s exploration of climate change, rapid […]

The Rise of an Ecomissionary Philosophical Movement

“Nearly a half century after Dana Meadows, Edward Goldsmith, Paul Ehrlich, and other environmental prophets first warned […]