President Donald Trump has been impeached by the House of Representatives. What happens in the Senate in early 2020 may not remove him from office, but this is nonetheless a historic moment.
The time is coming when the members of, first the House, and then potentially the Senate will have to take the most important votes of their lives...
The treatment of science by the Trump administration has hit a “crisis point” where research findings are manipulated for political gain, special interests are given improper influence and scientists are targeted for ideological reasons, a nonpartisan taskforce of former government officials has warned.
The list of scandals featuring senior U.S. officials who subsumed scientific integrity to their political or personal interests numbers 60 entries in a new report from a bipartisan task force that traced practices under the past three presidents.
Regardless of President Trump’s fate in the impeachment inquiry, his presidency has exposed serious fissures in our system of government that require repair — especially when it comes to the integrity of government research.
All presidents over the past two decades have nudged science to support their policies, but a report out of N.Y.U. said the Trump administration has driven federal science to a “crisis point.”
Our study shows that shattering the glass ceiling preserves blue skies: A company with greater gender diversity among its directors is less likely to commit environmental violations, helping the firm avoid costly litigation and preserving shareholder wealth.
All right, we can all relax now, the President did not hijack the 4th of July. It’s too big a celebration of our Nation’s founding, with too many events in cities and towns across the nation, for any one person to dominate. Sorry, Donald...
These warnings from our founding fathers should be a clarion call to us today. Our parties have drifted so far apart that reason seems to have completely disappeared. There is no more stark example of this dangerous gap than the situation we now see on our border and the handling of asylum-seeking families and children...
“Under the current administration, the EPA is retreating from its historic mission,” says one former Republican EPA chief, who is among four scheduled to testify Tuesday on Capitol Hill.