climate change

20 Mar 2018

Republicans Are Making The EPA’s Work Environment Toxic

By Irene Nazari By creating a toxic work environment at the EPA, administrator Scott Pruitt is threatening the agency’s ability to address increasingly urgent environmental issues for us all. In 2017, over 700 employees left the EPA and now many more are predicted to follow.  Trump appointee and fossil fuel

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13 Mar 2018

Brain Study Shows Conservatives are More Fearful than Liberals

“Fear” and “Ignorance” are supportive bedfellows. According to researchers at “University College London found that self-described conservative students had a larger amygdala than liberals. The amygdala is an almond-shaped structure deep in the brain that is active during states of fear and anxiety. Liberals had more gray matter at least in the anterior cingulate

10 Aug 2017

City of San Francisco Still Invests Hundreds of Millions in Fossil Fuel Companies

The San Francisco Pension fund is valued at $21 billion with $475 million being actively invested in fossil fuel companies. If SFERS eventually commits to divestment, it will be the largest pension in the country to do so.

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01 Aug 2017

Global Warming Poses Threat to Wine Making

Guest Post By: Kate Harveston At this point, all but the staunchest of global warming deniers have come around. Even when you know something is happening, it can be difficult to take action. Sometimes it has to hit you in the face. Sometimes, it has to hit you in the drink.

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18 Oct 2016

We Need to Build Housing, Not Ugly Hi-Rises On Landfill

Why the new hi-rises built on landfill are in big trouble, and why Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs) are the best option for increasing density in San Francisco

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06 Jan 2010

This Week @ Down to a Science: Animal Sex

Do your genitals explode? Do you have a penis growing on your head?  Does your copulation last 10 weeks? Are you 200,000 times smaller than your mate? Are your sex toys made of leaves and twigs?  Do you drug your lover with a no-cheating potion?  Knowing this audience, I suspect

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