Gretchen Goldman

Yesterday the New York Times printed a full-page advertisement sponsored by the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI), a free-market think tank that has been funded by ExxonMobil and has regularly...

In the latest development on ExxonMobil’s long ( and ongoing ) history of deceiving the public and decision makers on climate change, the Conservation Law Foundation (CLF) announced this week that it...

Dear Thomas, In the five months you’ve been on this Earth, I already love you more than I can describe in words. I want nothing but a perfectly happy life for you, a life with every opportunity...

Several recent headlines have revealed the long history of ExxonMobil’s denial of climate change , namely that the company knew about climate change and its global risks by the late 1970s and maybe...

“The science is clear,” Representative Frederica Wilson asserted in a Congressional hearing on silica earlier today. Last month, the Department of Labor issued the long-awaited silica rule to protect...

“We should acknowledge the elephant in the room” one panelist said. Last week I attended a half-day event put on by Scientific American. The topic was media coverage of scientific topics and the “...

In March 2013, the US Department of Agriculture updated its scientific integrity policy, a policy mandated by the Obama Administration for all federal agencies with a significant focus on science...

If you are up on your women in science trivia, you are likely familiar with Ada Lovelace. Lovelace is credited with writing the world’s first computer code. Remarkably, she created code way back in...

Last June, I wrote an open letter to President Obama asking him to issue an executive order to bring more transparency to corporate political disclosure. This is a step that I, along with many others...

What do sage grouse, wolves, and burying beetles have to do with politics? A lot when we look at how decisions to protect or not protect these species have gotten tied into political debates. Instead...

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