Science

South Dakota Anti-Science Bill 55 Shot Down

February 27, 2017 Scott Jacobsen 0

NCSE has stopped another attempt—of the many tired, stammering, unrelenting attempts—to block modern education, burn it to the ground, and from its ashes build wrongheaded ideas for an educational framework for the young.

Scientific Spirituality
Opinion

Specious ‘Scientific’ ​Spirituality

September 4, 2016 Mitchell Bate 0

When Stephen Jay Gould, the great educator and geologist spoke of the relationship between the spiritual sphere and the scientific sphere, he said that science and religion were ‘non-overlapping magisteria’

Opinion

Let’s Talk About Climate Change

September 2, 2016 Scott Jacobsen 1

Discussion and conversation is the glue that will bind all of these together. The energy sources and storage-devices of the future, the preparation for the effects of climate change that is happening and will continue to happen, and so on, need chit-chat throughout democratic societies for even more awareness of it. So let’s do something about it, by talking about it more through a national discourse. Here and now.

Opinion

Climate Change Migration: The Humanitarian Crisis of our Age

August 25, 2016 Michael J Bramham 0

Climate change is perhaps the single biggest challenge our species faces in the future. We often hear about the damage climate change will directly inflict on our civilization: increased severe weather events, extreme drought, sea-level rise and desertification. What sometimes gets less focus is the human cost of climate change