01.28.2019

A pair of identical bills in the Washington state legislature, House Bill 1496 and Senate Bill 5576, are aimed at "establishing a comprehensive initiative to increase learning opportunities and improve educational outcomes in climate science literacy."

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01.25.2019

Iowa's House File 61 would, if enacted, require the state department of education not to "adopt, approve, or require implementation of the [N]ext [G]eneration [S]cience [S]tandards by school districts and accredited nonpublic schools." 

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01.24.2019

Connecticut's House Bill 5955 would, if enacted, "eliminate climate change materials" from the Next Generation Science Standards as used in Connecticut, incorrectly describing climate change as "a controversial area of information."

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01.23.2019

North Dakota's House Bill 1538 (PDF), which would have allowed the misrepresentation of science in the classroom, was withdrawn from further consideration by its chief sponsor on January 22, 2019.

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01.22.2019

Climate Change in the American Mind: December 2018 cover

Seven in ten Americans think that global warming is happening, and six in ten think that, if it is happening, it is mostly owing to human activity, but only about one in five know that nearly all climate scientists agree that global warming is happening as a result of human activity. Those were among the key findings of Climate Change in the American Mind: December 2018 (PDF).

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