After the 2016 U.S. presidential election, it became clear to a lot of people, including me, that the issue of fake news on the internet merited some deeper discussion. As all the major intelligence agencies revealed that Russian actors tried to sway the election with an organized campaign of online misinformation, we were conducting our […]
From climate denial at COP24 meeting to water found on asteroid Bennu, here’s the best science news of the week.
Here’s a look back at the most interesting happenings in science, with stories you don’t want to miss. (By the way, we will be taking some time off for Thanksgiving next week–this newsletter and the Miles To Go podcast will be back after!) California is on fire–here’s why The Camp Fire in Northern California this […]
Hurricane Florence was a perfect example of how climate change supercharges extreme weather events. But climate change also affects us in other more subtle, interconnected, and difficult to manage ways. Thankfully, people like June Blotnick, Executive Director of environmental advocacy group Clean Air Carolina, are working on the ground to help communities battle climate change. […]