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Dengue Fever Reemerges in Texas

Dengue Fever Reemerges in Texas

Late last week Texas public health officials confirmed a new wave of dengue fever has cropped up in the southernmost tip of Texas, marking the first outbreak the state has seen since 2005...

November 18, 2013 — Dina Fine Maron

How to Reduce Heat Wave Exposure among the Most Vulnerable

During extreme heat in India, the populations that were reported to perish in highest numbers were the very poor, elderly, outdoor laborers and homeless, likely with preexisting health problems and a lack of access to relief...

June 30, 2015 — Erica Zell, Natasha Sadoff and Stephanie Weber

Rocky Mountain Institute and Carbon War Room Join Forces

Today Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI), brain-child of famed energy thinker Amory Lovins, and Carbon War Room (CWR), the five-year old climate change outfit of Sir Richard Branson, merged to create a new alliance dedicated to the acceleration of a low carbon energy future...

December 17, 2014 — Tali Trigg
Why We Need More Scientists in Davos

Why We Need More Scientists in Davos

Science at the World Economic Forum is about inspiration, solutions and collaboration. First and foremost, leaders come together in Davos to address global challenges such as antibiotic resistance, climate change and understanding the human mind...

January 30, 2015 — David Gleicher

Acid Maps Reveal Worst of Climate Change

Much of the change in climate change is happening to the ocean. It’s not just the extra heat hiding within the waves. The seven seas also absorb a big share of the carbon dioxide released by burning the fossilized sunshine known as coal, natural gas and oil...

November 20, 2014 — David Biello

Now You Can "Hear" Climate Change [Video]

Want a visceral sense of how much temperatures around the Northern Hemisphere are deviating from average? Well, have a listen. University of Minnesota geography student and super cello player Daniel Crawford has composed a two-and-a-half minute piece for string quartet that let’s you hear the temperature change from 1880 to 2014...

May 21, 2015 — Mark Fischetti

ScienceDebate Revs Up for 2016 Presidential Election

This year, I've been very fortunate to be a part of the inaugural class of the Presidential Leadership Scholars (PLS) program, which brings together 60 leaders from around the country to work on projects designed to create significant social impact and change...

April 13, 2015 — Sheril Kirshenbaum
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