Typically, scientists are reluctant to engage in what could be perceived as political activism. But many researchers are now pushing back against what they call unprecedented attacks on climate change research by the Trump administration.
Scientists can now speak freely to the media and publish in scientific journals. The guidelines may set the course for the upcoming confirmation hearing for Energy Secretary – and the department's next four years.
Climate scientists have calculated just how fast humans' carbon emissions are melting Arctic sea ice in a new study. Just 75 miles in a fossil-fuel powered car equals one square foot of ice melted Arctic ice.