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Environment and Oceans Articles

April 2, 2013

OCEANS POLICY

The Dollars And Science of Fishery Management

Sound fisheries management requires sound science, and sound science costs money. With a major piece of fisheries legislation up for reauthorization, Congress is set to decide whether or not adequate funding is available to ensure America’s fisheries can be enjoyed by future generations.

January 31, 2013

FOSSIL FINANCE

Divest Over Global Warming?

A movement is growing on college campuses to divest from fossil fuel companies that contribute to climate change. A former president of several prestigious colleges and educational institutions, James L. Powell, responds to the 10 most common arguments against divestment.

January 17, 2013

Duck, Rabbit, Gas Well

The debate over fracking is like the duck-rabbit illusion: some see economic opportunity, others see environmental injustice.The question is: Who gets to write the rules – those who see ducks or those who see rabbits?

November 15, 2012

CLIMATE SCIENCE

The State of Climate Science

The gold standard of science is the peer-reviewed literature. If there is disagreement among scientists, based not on opinion but on hard evidence, it will be found in the peer-reviewed literature.

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