Climate Change

09.11.2013

Despite the recommendation of the Kentucky Department of Education and the Kentucky Board of Education, a legislative committee voted not to adopt the Next Generation Science Standards for the state.

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09.10.2013

Seventy-nine percent of Californians accept that global warming is happening, according to a new report (PDF) from the Yale Project on Climate Communication.

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09.09.2013

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.

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09.04.2013

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.

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08.28.2013

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

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08.08.2013

The Kentucky Board of Education declined to make any changes to a proposed regulation that would enact the Next Generation Science Standards as Kentucky's state science standards, despite the protests of evolution deniers and climate change deniers.

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08.07.2013

League of Conservation Voters Youth Climate Poll

A recent poll (PDF) conducted for the League of Conservation Voters suggests that young voters regard climate change as a threat and are suspicious of climate change denial.

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08.05.2013

Pennsylvania

A Pennsylvania legislator is seeking cosponsors for a bill that would allow public school students to assess "the scientific strengths and weaknesses of existing scientific theories," the Philadelphia Inquirer (August 4, 2013) reports.

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07.12.2013
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The American Geophysical Union held a conference on "Communicating Climate Science: A Historic Look to the Future" — and NCSE was there in force.

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07.08.2013

Michael Gove, the Secretary of State for Education in the United Kingdom, "has abandoned plans to drop climate change from the geography national curriculum," reported the Guardian (July 5, 2013).

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