US Supreme Court Capped EPA’s Authority To Require States To Decarbonize Their Electricity Sectors


WASHINGTON (June 30, 2022)---The high court said a cap on power plants’ carbon dioxide emissions that forces a transition to other fuels may be a “sensible” solution to the climate crisis, but that Congress did not give the Environmental Protection Agency the broad authority to make such requirements. Texas was…

Lucas, Science Committee Republicans Request Investigation into COVID Origins


CITY OF WASHINGTON (July 30, 2021)--today, House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology Ranking Member Frank Lucas and Republican Committee Members sent a letter to Committee Chairwoman Eddie Bernice Johnson and Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight Chairman Bill Foster requesting an investigation into the origins of COVID-19.  On July 14, 2021, fully…

American Board of Urology outlines processes to ensure diversity in leadership


July 19, 2021 - At the organization responsible for certifying the training and skills of US urologists, achieving and maintaining diversity, equity and inclusion is more than just a "numbers game," according to a special article in Urology Practice®, an Official Journal of the American Urological Association (AUA). The journal is published in the…

Live: Trudeau, Legault make aerospace announcement in Montreal


CANADA (July 15, 2021)---Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will make an aerospace announcement and hold a media availability alongside Quebec Premier François Legault on Thursday. They will be joined by Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages Mélanie Joly, Quebec’s Minister of Finance…

UNESCO report highlights need for greater investment, diversity in science


NEW YORK (June 11, 2021)---Although spending on science has risen worldwide, greater investment is needed in the face of growing crises, the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has recommended in a new report published on Friday. The latest edition of its Science Report, which is published every five years,…