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10.18.2016

One of the 2014 boats running Lava Falls

In a column published in the November 2016 issue of Scientific American, Steve Mirsky continues to relate his excursion through the Grand Canyon with NCSE.

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10.11.2016

Pew Research Center

A new survey from the Pew Research Center suggests, "Political fissures on climate issues extend far beyond beliefs about whether climate change is occurring and whether humans are playing a role ... These divisions reach across every dimension of the climate debate, down to people's basic trust in the motivations that drive climate scientists to conduct their research."

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10.07.2016

Insanity, someone once observed, is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results. And yet creationists, climate change deniers, and their fellow travelers propose the same old bills (with a new coat of paint) year after year attacking evolution and climate change education specifically, and science education generally.

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10.04.2016

The Grand Canyon, Monument to an Ancient Earth cover

NCSE is pleased to offer a free preview (PDF) of The Grand Canyon, Monument to an Ancient Earth: Can Noah's Flood Explain the Grand Canyon, edited by Carol Hill, Gregg Davidson, Tim Helble, and Wayne Ranney (Kregel Publications, 2016). 

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09.28.2016

Dome of the US Capitol via Wikimedia Commons

Writing in the Guardian (September 28, 2016), two members of Congress — Mike Honda (D-California, District 17) and Edward J. Markey (D-Massachusetts) — incisively presented the case for their Climate Change Education Act, currently under consideration in both houses of Congress.

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09.27.2016

The Wyoming state board of education unanimously voted to approve a new set of state science standards on September 23, 2016, according to the Sheridan Press (September 24, 2016).

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09.21.2016

COPE et al. v. Kansas State Board of Education et al,  the creationist lawsuit seeking to reverse Kansas's 2013 decision to adopt the Next Generation Science Standards on the grounds that the state thereby "establish[ed] and endorse[d] a non-theistic religious worldview," is now under appeal to the Supreme Court.

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09.20.2016

One of the 2014 boats running Lava Falls

In a column published in the October 2016 issue of Scientific American, Steve Mirsky relates his excursion through the Grand Canyon with NCSE.

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09.19.2016

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NCSE's Josh Rosenau contributed a column about the NCSE/Penn State survey (PDF) of climate change education in the United States to TES (September 19, 2016).

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