The Trump administration cannot simply reject current theories of climate change based on nothing more than that it may conflict with a constituency’s self-interest or one’s sheer lack of understanding.
We Need to Talk about the Web
By Martin Stewart-Weeks on October 24th, 2017 in Commentary, Health & Medical, Magazine Articles, Societal Impact
The conversation about “Web Science” is becoming more urgent and more central to the future of the planet and the way we live a life worth living.
BOOK REVIEW: Facist Pigs
By Nicholas G. Evans on October 20th, 2017 in Book Reviews, Magazine Articles, Societal Impact
In today’s world of climate denial and vaccine skepticism, one would be forgiven for assuming that an anti-intellectual, anti-expertise, anti-truth wave is sweeping the globe, and that the rise of the far right necessarily spells an end for science-informed policy.
Retreat to Move Forward : Alleviating Allostatic Load for the Brave
By Christine Perakslis on October 9th, 2017 in Human Impacts, Last Word, Magazine Articles, Societal Impact
We need our brains to adapt advantageously for ingenious design and development, especially as the time between stimulus and response becomes precariously pressurized.