Science

June 8, 2009 to June 12, 2009

Scientists and Journalists: Getting the Point Across

The Metcalf Institute for Marine and Environmental Reporting is hosting its free Annual Public Lecture Series this week. The program will feature nationally renowned specialists in research, environmental economics and journalism.

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April 22, 2021

Why Colombia is the Arctic: Celebrating Earth Day

The World Federation of Science Journalists is hosting a virtual conversation with science journalist Angela Posada-Swafford and Dr. Mario Londoño-Mesa to learn about the current transformation that Colombia is experiencing due to the changes in the Arctic. 6pm ET.

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"Study Finds Lower Life Expectancy Around Superfund Sites"

"New research suggests that living near hazardous waste is, unsurprisingly, harmful to health and longevity. The study found a clear link between lower life expectancy and living near a waste site, with residents in poorer neighborhoods possibly losing as much as a year of life."

Source: Earther, 04/15/2021

Does Climate’s Future Depend on Better Batteries?

The path of our planetary climate may depend largely on our transition away from energy sources that cause global warming. And that, in turn, may rely on one thing: improved batteries. The new Backgrounder explores the future of energy storage — how batteries work, the progress the technology has made and the brutal battery competition ahead between the United States and China.

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Cruising EPA’s CompTox Chemicals Dashboard

A massive database of databases maintained by EPA tracks more than 800,000 chemicals. And while CompTox is highly technical, it’s the source for important developments that environmental journalists need to know about, among them exploring whole classes of toxic chemicals, and understanding how big data and AI is transforming their regulation. Plus, alternate sources of chemical data for your reporting needs.

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October 8, 2021 to October 11, 2021

ScienceWriters2021

National Association of Science Writers and Council for the Advancement of Science Writing are delighted to gather in Colorado as a community, to create unique, tailored virtual ScienceWriters2021 experiences in the weeks surrounding the in-person gathering for those unable or not yet ready to travel, or for those who prefer to gather virtually.

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Trump Officials Celebrated Efforts To Change CDC Reports On Coronavirus

"Trump appointees in the Department of Health and Human Services last year privately touted their efforts to block or alter scientists’ reports on the coronavirus to more closely align with President Donald Trump’s more optimistic messages about the outbreak, according to newly released documents from congressional investigators."

Source: Washington Post, 04/12/2021

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