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Posts by Hank Campbell

The James Webb Space Telescope Continues To Bleed, Other NASA Experiments Will Continue To Hemorrhage

Science 2.0 began 11 years ago, the year that the James Webb Space Telescope was supposed to be completed, but there was no real cause for alarm about the delays until 2010, when it was three years late and $1.5 billion over budget. Not many in science communication really cared, though that is easy to dismiss as modern journalists being cheerleaders rather than critical thinkers. Instead, the...

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Anti-Science Mommy Bloggers Declare War On Mark Lynas – Again

It can't have been easy for former environmental activist Mark Lynas to change sides. His friends were on the anti-science side, he was a dutiful reader of The Guardian, where activists and environmental trade groups reign supreme, and he was adored there.But he had an ethical dilemma. How could he talk about the science consensus on climate change, despite generous potential funding by...

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Anti-Science Mommy Bloggers Declare War On Mark Lynas – Again

It can't have been easy for former environmental activist Mark Lynas to change sides. His friends were on the anti-science side, he was a dutiful reader of The Guardian, where activists and environmental trade groups reign supreme, and he was adored there.But he had an ethical dilemma. How could he talk about the science consensus on climate change, despite generous potential funding by...

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Sue And Settle Environmental Attorneys Are Having A Harder Time At EPA

The days when environmental litigation groups like Earthjustice and Farmworker Justice had friendly voices in EPA and the White House seem like two years in the past. Because they are two years in the past. Where once environmental groups could write entire documents for the White House to repost in the name of the U.S., now they cry foul if organizations like Heartland even have email exchanges...

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Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons – Chinese Epidemiologists Declare Your Barbecue Will Kill You

The American Chemical Society is a not-for-profit organization chartered by the U.S. Congress. That doesn't keep their editors from lobbying against science and common sense, like when a team of authors in Environmental Science&Technology, funded by the National Natural Science Foundation of China, are allowed to terrify Americans by scaremongering the American barbecue grill the weekend...

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