The Trump War on Science: Daring blindness, Denying climate change, Destroying the EPA and other daily disasters
11 September 2017 | 7:20 pm

The last one of these was in mid-June, so we’re picking up all the summer stories of scientific mayhem in the Trump era. The last couple of months have seemed especially apocalyptic, with Nazis marching in the streets and nuclear war suddenly not so distant a possibility. But along with those macro-level issues, Trump and…

Friday Fun: Is Game of Thrones an allegory for global climate change?
18 August 2017 | 10:59 am

After a bit of an unexpected summer hiatus, I’m back to regular blogging, at least as regular as it’s been the last year or two. Of course, I’m a committed Game of Thrones fan. I read the first book in paperback soon after it was reprinted, some twenty years ago. And I’ve also been a…

The Trump War on Science: EPA budget cuts, More on climate change, The war on wildlife and other recent stories
16 June 2017 | 7:02 pm

Another couple of weeks’ worth of stories about how science is faring under the Donald Trump regime. If I’m missing anything important, please let me know either in the comments or at my email jdupuis at yorku dot ca. If you want to use a non-work email for me, it’s dupuisj at gmail dot com.…


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