Tag: Chris Mooney

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, November 2

Written by | November 2nd, 2010

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You can do it before you read our top 5 cool green news links or after, but don’t forget to vote!

  1. Can the suburbs be as green as cities? An experimental neighborhood gives it a shot. (Grist)
  2. Ancient grains of sand discovered in Africa could help researchers understand climate change. (Live Science)
  3. At COP 10, the UN sets a goal to cut species extinction in half by 2020. (NYTimes)
  4. More education won’t resolve the climate change debate, says Chris Mooney. (Conservation Journal Watch)
  5. Halloween is over, now it’s time to compost your pumpkin…find out how. (The Daily Green)

Scientific Illiteracy Threatens Our Future…and It’s Scientists’ Fault

Written by | August 3rd, 2009

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You have all heard the statistics that nearly one-half of all Americans do not think humans evolved from apes, and that about one in five American adults think the sun orbits the Earth. Scientific illiteracy is not just a matter for elitist smugness — it can endanger the innocent. For example, there is a movement […]

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