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Textbooks under attack in Texas

Ideologues on official state textbook review teams are attacking the treatment of evolution and climate change in science textbooks under consideration in Texas, charged the Texas Freedom Network and the National Center for Science Education in a joint press release issued on September 9, 2013.

California adopts NGSS

California's state board of education voted unanimously to adopt the Next Generation Science Standards on September 4, 2013, according to a press release from the California Department of Education.

Polling climate in Colorado

Seventy percent of Coloradans accept that global warming is happening, according to a new report (PDF) from the Yale Project on Climate Communication. But less than half accept that human activity is responsible for global warming, and half think that there is no consensus among the scientific community whether global warming is happening.

A glimpse of Rising Sea Levels

NCSE is pleased to offer a free preview (PDF) of Hunt Janin and Scott A. Mandia's Rising Sea Levels: An Introduction to Cause and Impact (McFarland & Company, 2012).

NCSE's Scott profiled in The New York Times

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NCSE's executive director Eugenie C. Scott was profiled in the September 3, 2013, issue of The New York Times.

Polling climate in the UK

A new poll commissioned by Carbon Brief investigates public opinion about climate change in the United Kingdom.

Need a speaker?

As the only national organization that is wholly dedicated to defending the teaching of evolution and climate change in the public schools, NCSE is the perfect place to find someone to speak to your organization or university about issues relevant to evolution and climate education and attacks on either or both.

Holding the line in Texas textbooks

"Science scholars in Texas are giving thumbs up to coverage of evolution in proposed new high school biology textbooks," according to a press release from the Texas Freedom Network Education Fund dated August 13, 2013.

A peek at How We Do It

Robert Martin, How We Do It

NCSE is pleased to offer a free preview (PDF) of Robert Martin's How We Do It: The Evolution and Future of Human Reproduction (Basic Books, 2013).

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