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Challenging ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson on Climate Change
Last month, I attended ExxonMobil’s annual shareholder meeting in Dallas, Texas, at the invitation of UCS and Mercy Investment Services, the latter of which holds company shares and therefore has the...
When Will Chevron Commit to Reducing Effects of Global Warming?
Chevron’s annual shareholders meeting took place today in San Ramon, California. During the stockholder Q&A session, stockholders and their proxies were allowed to speak, including climate...
The Devil Is in the Details: Forming California’s New Groundwater Sustainability Agencies
Professor Dave Owen provides this guest blog. He teaches courses in environmental, natural resources, water, and administrative law at UC Hastings and is a co-author of a new report on groundwater...
Integrating Nuclear Science and Policy for a New Generation
Last November, the biennial Pugwash Conference on Science and World Affairs met in Nagasaki, Japan in commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the nuclear bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki during...
All Things Nuclear
Why Two Degrees Is So Important—Fossil Fuel Companies Can No Longer Ignore the Need to Act
“Who knows the perfect temperature for humans on this planet? I wouldn’t mind if it were warmer,” argued one businessman at a roundtable on climate change I was hosting at a conservative Christian...
Scientists Fight Proposal to Gut Leading Climate Research Center in Australia
Remember Paris? It was only a few months ago that governments from around the world agreed to pull together to address climate change, one of the greatest challenges of our time. This week, you...
Gullah/Geechee Nation Surviving and Thriving as the Sea Rises
This post originally appeared on the Gullah/Geechee Nation’s web site . Over the past five years, the Gullah/Geechee Nation’s leaders convened the members of the “Gullah/Geechee...
Climate Equity Report Gives Us Tools to Save Ourselves
The Union of Concerned Scientists’ USA climate equity report, Surviving and Thriving in the Face of Rising Seas, landed in my mailbox the same day two impassioned articles I wrote about the...
La equidad climática requiere mayor resiliencia ante el cambio climático en las comunidades en la primera línea de sus impactos
El informe que publica hoy la Unión de Científicos Comprometidos (UCS, por sus siglas en inglés), titulado Sobrevivir y prosperar ante el crecimiento de los mares , se enfoca en identificar...
Community-based Participatory Science is Changing the Way Research Happens—and What Happens Next
When I started working in environmental health the general rule was “the dose makes the poison.” But then new breakthroughs in endocrine disrupting chemicals turned that theory on its ear, showing...