Climate extremes can ignite violence and more intolerant societies

By Janice Cantieri Rising extremes of droughts, floods or food shortages can reduce a country’s political stability and cultural tolerance, warned scientists at the American Association for the Advancements of Science conference in Boston this weekend. As global temperatures continue to rise, these and other environmental threats are expected to increase. “What you have here […]

‘More rigs, less regs:’ AAAS experts predict Trump policies

By Teresa Manring The Trump administration’s stance on reversing environmental regulations, key climate policies such as the Paris Accord and the Affordable Care Act is alarming many scientists and policymakers gathered in Boston for an international science conference. A panel of analysts predicted “Science Policy in Transition: What to Expect in 2017 and Beyond” at […]