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From Scientists to Policymakers: Communicating on Climate, Scientific Integrity, and More
Environmental Science

From Scientists to Policymakers: Communicating on Climate, Scientific Integrity, and More

Among the different professional categories, scientists and engineers remain very highly respected by the public, at least compared to politicians, business leaders, the media, and even religious authorities. Part of this is due to the fact that success in the scientific enterprise depends on impartial analysis and independence from political […]

Free on-line course on “decent work in global supply chains” offered by the Global Labour University
Health Science

Free on-line course on “decent work in global supply chains” offered by the Global Labour University

A free, two-month course on global supply chains is being offered on-line by the Global Labour University starting on January 12, 2017. The course is being taught in English by Penn State University Professor Mark Anner, one the leading labor-oriented researchers on the global economy. There’s a video trailer for […]

Authors retract paper linking nuclear power to slow action on climate change
Environmental Science

Authors retract paper linking nuclear power to slow action on climate change

Look! No question mark in my title. This is from a post on retraction watch about “Nuclear energy and path dependence in Europe’s ‘Energy union’: coherence or continued divergence?” by Andrew Lawrence, Benjamin Sovacool, and Andrew Stirling, Climate Policy, 2016; 16 (5): 622 DOI: 10.1080/14693062.2016.1179616. Given the title and conclusions […]