Posts Tagged ‘Science’

National Science Foundation presents the President’s FY 2020 budget request

Today, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) released details of the President’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 Budget Request to Congress, which includes a proposed level of funding for the National Science Foundation (NSF). Detailed information will be a…

Stemming from EU BON, new research calls for action: Overcoming the barriers to the use of conservation science in policy

Just accepted, a new paper in Conservation Letters looks at the barriers and solutions to the use of conservation science in policy. The main data used in the paper are from a global multi-lingual survey filled in by 758 research scientists, practit…

What role should courts have in fighting climate change?

A federal trial took a surprising turn when an oil company lawyer largely accepted the science around climate change but not the blame. Two Stanford University experts discussed the case.

Democracy Threatened When Census Undercounts Populations

The 2020 U.S. Census is still two years away, but experts and civil rights groups are already disputing the results. Professor Emily Merchant’s research on the international history of demography demonstrates that the question of how to equitably count the population is not new, nor is it unique to the United States.

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