Category Archives: science

Debunking Anti-Vaxxers

Worth watching: https://portside.org/video/2020-01-17/debunking-anti-vaxxers  

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Anti-science Movements

  In My Opinion in the Riverhead LOCAL “Anti-vaxxers embody the dangers of the growing anti-science movements” By David N. Posnett, MD Dec 31, 2019, 5:42 am The HPV (human papilloma virus) vaccine, Gardasil, is the subject of two bills … Continue reading

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Attacks on Science

From Jenny Mulligan: Attacks on Science The Trump administration and 115th Congress have been actively dismantling science-based health and safety protections, sidelining scientific evidence, and undoing recent progress on scientific integrity. We’ve seen this movie before. And we know how to … Continue reading

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“Thank you for caring.” The benefits of changing your mind about climate.

Thank You for Caring.   Her clear, youthful voice floated up to the trees above us.  Sincere words of a college freshman, Ashley Ambrocio, who had stepped up to the mic, smiling, soft brown curls escaping her pulled back hair.   It … Continue reading

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Happy Valentine’s Day, Dear Earth, #LoveOurPlanetNotPollution

Some of us have been meeting at the Southampton library to discuss ways we can scale up existing efforts that draw down carbon from the atmosphere, based on the top 100 solutions outlined in the New York Times bestseller Drawdown: … Continue reading

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Greta Thunberg: 16-year-old star speaker in Davos

Take a look at a 16 year old lecturing the leaders of the world! Impressive. Our house is on fire! On TED! On ScientistsWarning.Org?

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Stricter Gun Laws Can Reduce Deaths

Proud to be a Cornell Alumnus! These are my medical students! As published in the latest issue of Weill Cornell Medicine:  and found under the title “Weill Cornell Celebrates 20th Anniversary of Medical College Renaming”, scroll down to “Stricter Gun … Continue reading

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