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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.
A pair of new polls offers insights on public opinion about climate change.
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 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.
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.
Encouraging news about the level of public acceptance of climate change in the United States is at hand.