Law & Science
The intersection of law and science is a touchy business.
Norway refuses to drill for billions of barrels of oil in Arctic, leaving ‘whole industry surprised and disappointed’
The move, by the opposition Labour party, creates a large parliamentary majority against oil exploration in the sensitive offshore area, illustrating growing opposition to the polluting fossil fuel, which has made the country one of the world’s most affluent.Labour’s opposition, announced by its…
Trump says he has 'natural instinct for science' when it comes to climate change
He can see through political bias on climate, he says.
President Donald Trump told the Associated Press that he has a "natural instinct for science" that informs his understanding of climate change and allows him to see through the political bias that he accused some scientists of holdin…
Trump administration sees a 7-degree rise in global temperatures by 2100
Environmental analysis assumes no action on climate change — and extreme warming — to justify freezing fuel standards for autos.
“The amazing thing they’re saying is human activities are going to lead to this rise of carbon dioxide that is disastrous for the environment and society. And …
Yellowstone grizzlies' protection restored
A US judge has ordered protection to be restored to grizzly bears in and around Yellowstone National Park, blocking plans for the first hunts there in nearly 30 years.
The Montana judge's ruling overturns the Trump administration's policy.
The judge sided with wildlife groups, wh…
Judge halts first grizzly bear hunts in more than 40 years in Wyoming, Idaho
A federal judge has put a 14-day hold on the hunts as he considers whether the government was wrong to lift federal protections on the animals.
Macrolide use in pregnancy tied to higher risk of birth defects
The study, published this week in the BMJ, looked at data on more than 100,000 children born in the United Kingdom from 1990 to 2016 to mothers who w…
In a Huge First, Physicists Have Captured Individual Atoms And Watched Them Merge
To understand how atoms unite to turn into molecules, we need to catch them in action. But to do that, physicists must force atoms to pause long enou…
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