Articles in science & nature tagged with politics

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Leah C. Stokes Matto Mildenberger

Carbon pricing has dominated conversations around climate policy for decades, but it is ineffective. Only a bold approach that centers politics can meet the problem at its scale.

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Noam Chomsky C. J. Polychroniou Robert Pollin

An interview with Noam Chomsky and Robert Pollin on the climate crisis, COVID-19, and the future of environmental politics. 

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Madison Condon

Huge investors like BlackRock are forcing corporations to take action on emissions. But what does their power mean for democracy?

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Troy Vettese

In a world unraveled by COVID-19, the brutality of factory farming demands we rethink our relationship to animals.

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Marco Ramos Tess Lanzarotta Iris Chandler

American medicine has long functioned as an elitist institution, putting professional prestige over the well-being of patients and physicians alike.

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Byron Williston

Contrary to the boosterism of billionaires, the need for space colonization must be argued for, not assumed. And the arguments aren’t good.

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Daniel Grossman

A doctor's case against COVID-19 abortion bans. 

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Adam Gaffney

In addition to masks and ventilators, doctors demand a fundamental transformation of our health care system.

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Alex de Waal

We should be wary of simplistic uses of history, but we can learn from the logic of social responses.

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Anne Fausto-Sterling

Appeals to the biological facts conceal a deeper contest over political equality—and scientific authority itself.