“Trump names climate science denier to run NASA”


THINK PROGRESS

“In a Friday night news dump, the White House announced that President Donald Trump Plans to nominate Rep. Jim Bridenstine (R-OK), a climate science denier to be administrator of NASA.

Bridenstine is a politician without any scientific credentials, unlike previous NASA chiefs, and for that reason his nomination has already been criticized by both Florida’s senators Marco Rubio (R) and Bill Nelson (D), Politico reports. Rubio said, “I just think [his nomination] could be devastating for the space program.”  MORE

“Everything You Need To Know To Get Ready For The ‘Great American Eclipse’


HUFFINGTON POST

“For the first time in 99 years, a total solar eclipse will be visible on Aug. 21 to spectators across the contiguous United States.

As the moon moves between the Earth and the sun, the 68-mile-wide shadow it casts (called the “umbra”) will sweep across the Earth’s surface, moving around 1,200 mph along a path stretching from Oregon to South Carolina.”  MORE

CARTOON


“Disaster Branding: The Importance Of Naming Climate Disasters After Trump”


HUFFINGTON POST

WASHINGTON, DC – MAY 31: President Donald Trump listens to Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc during a meeting in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington, DC on Wednesday, May 31, 2017. (Photo by Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images)

“Biden’s farewell gift: Cancer moonshot helps pass $6.3 billion research bill”


POLITICO

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“The truth about ‘patient zero’ and HIV’s origins”


CNN

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“Beyond Debate: Climate Change and Our Shared Planet”


POLITICUS USA

Climate change is the greatest threat to life as we know it. It is the most urgent and important issue of our day.
Climate change is the greatest threat to life as we know it. It is the most urgent and important issue of our day.

“Breaking point: America approaching a period of disintegration, argues anthropologist Peter Turchin”


SALON

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CARTOON


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“Instagram’s new Snapchat-esque story feature is a win for fans of the long-distance like”


SALON

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