Stoking panic and fear creates a false narrative that can overwhelm readers, leading to inaction and hopelessness
Plugged In will unplug on Friday. It’s been a great seven years and we look forward to continuing the conversations that we started here
The organization Science Debate is gearing up for the November midterms by pushing those seeking office to tell the public about their views on STEM issues
Until we insist that candidates address science and technology policy when campaigning, we cannot expect them to do so once they’re in office
Our real work starts now, and we have a great deal to do over the coming years
With ongoing assaults on scientific integrity, "#GOTScience"
What can you do about it? A lot. So go get started...
We need more scientific expertise in the policy-making process. Scientists and engineers should run for elected office in local and national politics.
The Fall 2016 UT Energy Poll is out today, reporting that millennials' strong views on myriad important issues may impact the election
The Science Debate organization has asked each candidate 20 questions; here's a preview of their answers on one of them
Resourcefulness: An Introduction to the Energy – Water Nexus aims to improve water and energy literacy, encourage conservation and resourcefulness, and inspire the next generation of innovators...
Austin, Texas has changed a great deal over the past decade with a burgeoning population and ever-increasing traffic challenges. But this innovative city has an exciting plan forward...
The ScienceDebate organization is working hard to get science policy into the political conversation
Voters are listening...
Two stories about nuclear energy
More than half of Americans express concern over energy security
The candidates talk about national security, guns and the economy—but almost never about the science policy issues that have a huge impact on our lives
A wall between the U.S. and Mexico won't keep immigrants out, and climate change will intensify pressure northward
Presidential candidates would be wise to come up with a comprehensive energy plan focused on issues most important to voters.
Over 3 out of 4 Americans Now Acknowledge Climate Change Is Occurring--Including the Majority of Republicans
Seventy-six percent of Americans now say that climate change is occurring, up eight points from one year ago. And Republicans are largely responsible...