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Antiscience bill in Colorado fails

House Bill 13-1089 (PDF), which would have encouraged teachers in Colorado to misrepresent the scientific status of evolution and climate change, was rejected by a 7-6 vote in the House Committee on Education on February 4, 2013.

Antiscience legislation in Arizona

A new antiscience bill was introduced in the Arizona Senate.

Two antiscience bills in Oklahoma

Two antiscience bills, Senate Bill 758 and House Bill 1674, have been prefiled in the Oklahoma legislature.

Antiscience legislation in Colorado

House Bill 13-1089 (PDF), introduced in the Colorado House of Representatives on January 16, 2013, and assigned to the House Committees on Education and Appropriations, would create "Academic Freedom Acts" for both K-12 public schools and institutes of higher education in the state of Colorado.

Two new polls on climate change

A pair of new polls offers insights on public opinion about climate change.

A mixed result in Nebraska

Climate change is included in the new set of state social studies standards for Nebraska — but in a way that misrepresents the scientific consensus on global climate change.

NCSE's Berbeco on teaching climate change

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NCSE's Minda Berbeco contributed "Getting the Science Right: Teaching Climate Change in the Classroom" to California Classroom Science, a publication of the California Science Teachers Association.

Antievolution legislation on the horizon in Indiana

Efforts to undermine the teaching of evolution are likely to be revived in the Indiana legislature, according to a columnist for the Lafayette Journal and Courier (November 10, 2012).

Climate of Doubt on-line

Climate of Doubt

Climate of Doubt, the Frontline documentary on the promulgation of climate change denial that aired on October 23, 2012, is now available on-line. The documentary focuses on how, over the last four years, climate change deniers mobilized, framed their tactics, and undermined public and political acceptance of the global scientific consensus on climate change.

Climate change in the American mind: September 2012

Yale climate poll 2012

Encouraging news about the level of public acceptance of climate change in the United States is at hand.

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