by Joe Romm Posted on October 1, 2014
A new Comment piece in Nature argues we should "Ditch the 2 °C warming goal" as a basis for climate change policy. Here's why they are wrong -- and why "their prescription is a dangerous one."
by Emily Atkin Posted on October 1, 2014
The who, the where, and the how much.
by Nicole Flatow Posted on October 1, 2014
Michael Dunn's fiancée, Rhonda Rouer, says the last thing she heard him say was, “I hate that thug music.”
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by Sam P.K. Collins Posted on October 1, 2014
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio is back in the national spotlight, and not for a good reason.
by Jessica Goldstein Posted on October 1, 2014
Stoners; not actually less informed than the general population.
by Zack Ford Posted on October 1, 2014
Responding to concerns from drag queens, transgender individuals, and the LGBT community at large, Facebook has apologized for how it enforced its "real name" policy.
by Travis Waldron Posted on October 1, 2014 Updated: October 1, 2014
The lawsuit results from FIFA and the Canadian Soccer Association's decision to play the 2015 Women's World Cup on turf surfaces, which women's players say would never happen for men.
by Katie Valentine Posted on October 1, 2014
The 35,000 walrus that gathered on a beach in northwest Alaska this week wasn't an isolated event.
by Ari Phillips Posted on October 1, 2014 Updated: October 1, 2014
On Tuesday, the leader of one of the oldest democracies and the leader of the largest democracy discussed one of the world's biggest modern problems.
by Alan Pyke Posted on October 1, 2014
Education is commonly offered as the antidote to inequality. But inequality appears to have corrupted the education system's ability to combat poverty.