Articles in science & nature tagged with politics

Catarina Dutilh Novaes Silvia Ivani

Building public trust requires far more than the conveyance of facts and instruction in scientific thinking.

Emily Kern

A sweeping new history of humanity upends the story of civilization, inviting us to imagine how our own societies could be radically different.

Samuel Miller McDonald

Beyond carbon emissions and safety, the debate must also confront how the choices we make now constrain the kind of world we can build in the future.

Alina Utrata

Billionaires such as Musk, Bezos, and Branson peddle the idea that space represents a public hope, all the while reaping big private profits.

Lily Hu

Studying the social world requires more than deference to data—no matter the prestige or sophistication of the tools with which they are parsed.

Gregory E. Kaebnick

Its authority derives not from unbiased scientists but from the institutions and norms that structure their work. Fighting mistrust requires more public engagement with policy, not unqualified deference to experts.

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Duncan Kelly

Can today’s crises inspire action at the scales required to think about planetary sustainability?

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Aaron Karp

The pandemic holds important political lessons for the climate crisis, but they must be taught.

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David G. Victor Robert C. Hockett Edward J. Markey Joshua Cohen Thea Riofrancos Alyssa Battistoni

A transcript of our panel discussion on the Green New Deal and our new book Climate Action.

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Andrew Jewett

For a century, critics of all political stripes have challenged the role of science in society. Repairing distrust today requires confronting those arguments head on.