The ‘hiatus’ that never was
Policy / Science

The ‘hiatus’ that never was

Let’s start off with a little game of good news, not-so-good news. First, some good news: a recent survey released by the nonprofit foundation ClearPath reveals that the majority (~56%) of Republican voters, and even many of those that identify as conservative Republicans (~54%), accept that the climate is changing and that human activity is … Continue reading

Scientist of the Month – Dr. Sarah Davies
How do we science? / Science / Scientists in Action!

Scientist of the Month – Dr. Sarah Davies

This week we’re reviving our Scientist of the Month feature with an interview with Dr. Sarah Davies, a postdoctoral researcher in Karl Castillo’s coral reef ecophysiology lab. Davies studies how corals and their algal symbionts alter the expression of their genes in response to ocean warming and acidification. To learn more about her research, check out … Continue reading

Trust Me, I’m a Scientist
Energy, News, and Climate / Policy / Science and Communication

Trust Me, I’m a Scientist

For those of us in the environmental sciences community, there are few frustrations that get to us more than the ongoing “debate” about the existence and cause of climate change. With an overwhelming majority of climate researchers agreeing that the recent trend in global warming is most likely caused by human activity, why is it … Continue reading