How Britain's 1953 Storm Surge Kicked Off The Debate On Climate Change
How Britain's 1953 Storm Surge Kicked Off The Debate On Climate Change
in Political by Matthew Kelly, Northumbria University, Newcastle
Towns and villages along the east coast of England were put on red alert on Friday 13 January.
This South Pacific Island Of Rubbish Shows Our Plastic Habit
This South Pacific Island Of Rubbish Shows Our Plastic Habit
in Environment by Jennifer Lavers, University of Tasmania
A remote South Pacific island has the highest density of plastic debris reported anywhere on the planet, our new study…
How Our Environment Can Influence Our Health
How Our Environment Can Influence Our Health
in Environment by Emmanuel Tsekleves, Lancaster University
We are told that we are a nation of couch potatoes, lacking the will and the strength to turn around the obesity…
The World's Scientists Are Taking On The Greenhouse Gas Challenge
The World's Scientists Are Taking On The Greenhouse Gas Challenge
in Climate by Tim Radford
Ingenuity in laboratories worldwide is harnessing microbes, water and hot air to produce different types of renewable…
Warming could exceed 1.5°C limit by 2026
Global Warming Could Exceed The 1.5°C Temperature Limit By 2026
in Climate by Tim Radford
The planet is on course to breach the internationally agreed warming limit of 1.5°C within 10 years, according to new…
Why Banning Laptops From Airplane Cabins Doesn't Make Sense
Why Banning Laptops From Airplane Cabins Doesn't Make Sense
in Privacy and Security by Cassandra Burke Robertson, Case Western Reserve University and Irina D. Manta, Hofstra University
Recent reports suggest that terrorists can now create bombs so thin that they cannot be detected by the current X-ray…
NSA Tools, Built Despite Warnings, Used in Global Cyber Attack
NSA Tools, Built Despite Warnings, Used in Global Cyber Attack
in Privacy and Security by Nadia Prupis, Common Dreams
Disruptions reported in at least 74 countries, including Russia, Spain, Turkey, and Japan, with some reports of U.S.…
Malls Are Not Dead, They Are Just Changing
Shopping Malls Are Not Dead, They Are Just Changing
in Economy by Stefan Al, University of Pennsylvania
Today thousands of empty suburban malls dot the American landscape.
How To Protect Yourself From Ransomware
How To Protect Yourself From Ransomware
in Privacy and Security by Zubair Baig and Nikolai Hampton, Edith Cowan University
What would it mean if you lost all of your personal documents, such as your family photos, research or business records?
Like Bush, Why Trump Might Win Reelection In 2020
Like Bush, Why Trump Might Win Reelection In 2020
in Democracy by Musa al-Gharbi, Columbia University
Most Americans don’t like Trump. Trump will most likely be reelected in 2020. How can both of these statements be true?
Does Your County Believe In Climate Change? Check The Map
Does Your County Believe In Climate Change? Check The Map
in Political by Nora Drake, University of California, Santa Barbara, Yale University
A new detailed, easily navigable opinion map clarifies what people in each county, city, and even congressional…
Is It Time For The American Dream To Die?
Is It Time For The American Dream To Die?
in Economy by Paula Serafini, University of Leicester
Commentators tend to agree on two main reasons for the rise and presidential victory of Donald Trump.
Ten Years After The Crisis, What Is Now Happening To The World's Bees?
Ten Years After The Crisis, What Is Now Happening To The World's Bees?
in Environment by Simon Klein, Université de Toulouse 3 Paul Sabatier and Andrew Barron, Macquarie University
Ten years ago, beekeepers in the United States raised the alarm that thousands of their hives were mysteriously empty…
How To Use Building Blocks Towards Our Global Future
How To Use Building Blocks Towards Our Global Future
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We have a choice. We can futilely try to protect ourselves and our families behind high walls, electric gates, etc.,…
In Face Of Danger Humans Are Better At Rapid Change Than We Think
In Face Of Danger, Humans Are Better At Rapid Change Than We Think
in Climate by Alex Kirby
A new study provides evidence that humans are capable of radically altering the world around us, and offers hope in the…
Why a Just and Sustainable Economy Looks Like a Doughnut
Why a Just and Sustainable Economy Looks Like a Doughnut
in Inequality by David Korten, YES! Magazine
This is the real-world economy for a living Earth that we must learn to structure and manage to provide a safe space…
Why Global Warming Slowdown Claims Are Not Credible
Why Global Warming Slowdown Claims Are Not Credible
in Climate by Alex Kirby
Much of the public and scientific discussion around a slowdown, or hiatus, in the rate of global warming has been…
How Did Health Insurance Get So Complicated?
How Did Health Insurance Get So Complicated?
in Healthcare by JB Silvers, Case Western Reserve University
With the passage of the Republicans’ health care act, the House of Representatives seems to be saying that coming up…
Inequality Is Getting Worse, But Fewer People Are Aware Of It
Inequality Has Gotten Worse, But Fewer People Are Aware Of It
in Inequality by Jonathan J.B. Mijs, Harvard University
Inequality in America is on the rise. Income gains since the 1980s have been concentrated at the top.
How Crossing The US-Mexico Border Became A Crime
How Crossing The US-Mexico Border Became A Crime
in Economy by Kelly Lytle Hernandez, University of California, Los Angeles
It was not always a crime to enter the United States without authorization.
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Is Charter School Fraud The Next Enron?
in Education by Preston Green III, University of Connecticut
In 2001, Texas-based energy giant Enron shocked the world by declaring bankruptcy. Thousands of employees lost their…
The Federal Government's Role In Education Has A Long History
The Federal Government's Role In Education Has A Long History
in Education by InnerSelf Staff
President Donald Trump has directed the United States Department of Education to evaluate whether the federal…
How US Business Schools Failing On Climate Change
How US Business Schools Failing On Climate Change
in Education by Nancy E. Landrum, Loyola University Chicago
Coca-Cola and Nestlé have recently closed facilities, and Starbucks is bracing for a global shortage of coffee – all…
Does Custom Political News Hurt Democracy?
Does Custom Political News Hurt Democracy?
in Democracy by Bert Gambini, University at Buffalo
Customizing political news online to filter out what doesn’t align with your beliefs may have real-world negative…
Deadly Heat Stress Could Threaten Hundreds Of Millions Even If Climate Targets Reached
Deadly Heat Stress Could Threaten Hundreds Of Millions Even If Climate Targets Reached
in Climate Impacts by Tom Matthews, Liverpool John Moores University
Deadly heat stress is projected to affect hundreds of millions more people each year under relatively little additional…
2016 Is The Year Coal Collapsed For Britain's Electricity Generation
2016 Is The Year Coal Collapsed For Britain's Electricity Generation
in Climate Solutions by Grant Wilson, University of Sheffield and Iain Staffell, Imperial College London
Socially and politically, 2016 was a momentous year for Britain. It was also a record breaking year for energy and the…
The Extraordinary Return Of Sea Otters To Glacier Bay Alaska
The Extraordinary Return Of Sea Otters To Glacier Bay Alaska
in Environment by Perry Williams and Mevin Hooten, Colorado State University
Human beings have a long history of persecuting apex predators such as wolves, tigers and leopards. The loss of these…
How To Know If Climate Change Caused The Weather
How To Know If Climate Change Caused The Weather
in Weather by Ker Than, Stanford University
After an unusually intense heat wave, downpour, or drought, Noah Diffenbaugh and his research group inevitably get…
The Fate Of Europe Will Depend On The Winner Of The French Presidential Election
The Fate Of Europe Will Depend On The Winner Of The French Presidential Election
in Democracy by Richard Maher, European University Institute
The results of one of the most divisive and unpredictable presidential contests in recent French history, which saw…
Fixing Methane Leaks Wouldn’t Cost That Much
Fixing Methane Leaks Wouldn’t Cost That Much
in Climate Solutions by Danielle Torrent Tucker, Stanford University
The US Environmental Protection Agency recently enacted regulations to reduce methane emissions from oil and natural…
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Research Shows Our Addiction To Safety Could Lead To Another Financial Crisis
in Economy by Hammad Siddiqi, The University of Queensland
Research shows that the human brain is biased in favour of making safe choices. This is part of the drive behind…
Do We Need To Think About Redefining Citizenship?
Do We Need To Think About Redefining Citizenship?
in Climate Impacts by Sam Solnick, University of Liverpool
The hottest year on record was 2016. It was also the year scientists advised that Earth’s citizens were now living in…
Lost Letters From Susan B Anthony Found In Old Barn Are Changing Our View Of The Women’s Suffrage
Susan B Anthony Letters Found In Old Barn Are Changing Our View Of Women’s Suffrage
in Democracy by Sandra Knispel, University of Rochester
Lost letters found in an old wooden crate inside a Connecticut barn are changing our view of the women’s suffrage…
The First 100 Days and the Degradation of the Presidency
The First 100 Days and the Degradation of the Presidency
in Democracy by Robert Reich
Trump’s failure to accomplish little or any of his agenda during his first 100 days shouldn’t blind us to the vast harm…
Is The American Dream On Life Support?
Is The American Dream On Life Support?
in Inequality by Andrea Germanos, Common Dreams
'Declines in absolute mobility have been a systematic, widespread phenomenon throughout the United States since 1940,'…
How To Boost Cybersecurity Without Breaking The Bank
How To Boost Cybersecurity Without Breaking The Bank
in Privacy and Security by Scott Shackelford, Indiana University
Large-scale cyberattacks with eye-watering statistics, like the breach of a billion Yahoo accounts in 2016, grab most…
Why Leaders Lying Is Just Pandering To Their Followers
Why Leaders Lying Is Just Pandering To Their Followers
in Democracy by Zahira Jaser, City, University of London
We have been told we now live in a post-truth era. The author and academic Ralph Keyes has described it as a time when…
Just One Change Can Make The Entire Food Web Unstable
Just One Change Can Make The Entire Food Web Unstable
in Climate Impacts by Andrea Elyse Messer, Penn State
Seeing how a new crop or missing animal affects the food web of the Ancestral Puebloan southwestern United States could…
How The US Immigration Court System Is Broken?
How The US Immigration Court System Is Broken?
in Justice by Lindsay M. Harris, University of the District of Columbia
In the U.S. today, a single immigration case takes an average of 677 days simply to get to the initial scheduling…
Choices You Can Make To Be More Eco-Friendly?
Choices You Can Make To Be More Eco-Friendly?
in Trends by Deborah Niemann
Many people think that making the green choice is more expensive. Although this can be true, it doesn't have to be. Are…
Rambling Past Amazon, Walmart, IBM and Ayn Rand
Innovation In The Age Of Amazon, Walmart, IBM and Ayn Rand
in Jennings Blog by Robert Jennings, InnerSelf.com
When comparing notes with a neighbor I stated we are ordering more and more from Amazon. She on the other hand ordered…
Your City Could Be The One Exporting Deadly Air Pollution
Your City Could Be The One Exporting Deadly Air Pollution
in Environment by Gary Haq, University of York
Air pollution is often seen as a local problem requiring local and regional solutions. Karachi, London, Lagos, Mexico…
How My Tree-Planting Mother Turned Her Vision Into Reality
How My Tree-Planting Mother Turned Her Vision Into Reality
in Activism by Nora Caron
When I was ten years old and attending an elementary school called Mountainview School, my mother decided to have a…
Also Need To Reduce The Amount Of Carbon In The Atmosphere
Why We Also Need To Reduce The Amount Of Carbon In The Atmosphere
in Climate Solutions by Eelco Rohling, Australian National University
Getting climate change under control is a formidable, multifaceted challenge. Analysis by my colleagues and me suggests…

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