The AAAS Science and Human Rights Coalition meeting in July sets the stage for international cooperation in assuring that benefits from science are universal. Too bad Congress is in the way.
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Receiving criticism from all sides, Obama's energy policies have benefited both environment and Big Energy. Unleashed from election cycles, will his second term climate change agenda succeed?
What do Sen. Ron Johnson and the Pope have in common? They both oppose the Child Victims Act of Wisconsin, and they've played integral parts in its defeat.
Everyone's favorite deal to trash in the new year, it turns out, was brilliant politics from and environmentalist's point of view. Does the fiscal cliff deal portend a "greening" of the economy?
A new research center announced Friday by the DOE will lead the research and manufacturing sectors toward a new paradigm shift in how we think about power.
The United States must take the lead in the solar energy in order for the battle on climate change to be won. Who can President Obama look to for a template? Germany has a good thing going.
I'll be joining some quiet scholarly types and some loud raging liberals (and moderates), this evening in Madison, WI to watch what can only be described as... well, a debate. Won't you join me?
Barack Obama didn't take any chances tonight, played it safe, and close to the chest. Romney used cherry-picked facts and spent energy pissing off Jim Lehrer, interrupting the Commander-In-Chief.
ERMAGHERD! Barack Obama is coming to UW-Madison tomorrow! On Bascom Hill! Tonight, your friendly cheesehead (transplant) live blogs the debate from the foot of the hill at UW's Memorial Union.
A Hollywood actor crashed Mitt Romney's party this past week and, in the process, inspired a new trend on the internet: Eastwooding.
The biggest whoppers out of a 40-minute sales pitch to low-information voters show the hypocrisy, cruelty, and ignorance of the Romney/Ryan platform.
A mind-blowingly ignorant display of racism at the Republican National Convention raises questions about the party's constituency.
Texas Energy Institute’s corrupt obfuscation provides fracking industry fuel for its fires worldwide.
Paul Ryan is a huge fan of author and social theorist Ayn Rand, at least before being vetted in 2012. Who was Rand and what does she really mean to Ryan?
Rep. Paul Ryan has been on the short-list for months, but is he too risky, or would he give Romney a swing state boost?
Mitt Romney is not only an inferior candidate, but has an inferior campaign. The myriad albatrosses around Romney's neck can be distilled down to just a handful of very serious problems.
The Dallas area has been stricken with a West Nile outbreak in early August , with severe cases nationwide the highest since 2004.
As the discussion over who Romney will pick as his VP heats up, what is the likelihood of a Romney/Paul Ryan ticket? What would the Ayn Rand disciple and 'Ryan Plan' creator as VP really mean?
The ever-wandering GOP searchlight has settled squarely on Rick Santorum. This time, a blatant record of disregard for science will sink the new Republican flavor of the week.
In the primary season, Mitt Romney's potential running mates have often been measured by how dissimilar they are to the former governor. Here's a gauge on who would be the best match.
Evidence has surfaced showing Canada is not only promoting the gutting of greenhouse gas regulation and the destruction of an entire region, but also actively campaigning against any opponents.
The Citizens United decision in 2010 has given us a more corrupt government, one influenced ever more by money.
Germany's solar power model has made it the world leader in the field. With infrastructure in place and demand falling, subsidies are being cut. This could provide insights on the U.S. market.
Zombie bees are flying off into the night, possessed by a larval parasite that has infected their body and mind.