Choosing former Secretary of State John Kerry as climate envoy is an important first step. To regain trust, the U.S. will also have to take concrete actions to cut its own greenhouse gas emissions.
Nov. 24, 2020 • ~8 min
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The former secretary of state is among the names announced for key roles in the new US administration.
Nov. 23, 2020 • ~7 min
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Lying can be more than just telling a few fibs. It can also be used to communicate social status and make a person appear loyal to a particular group.
Nov. 23, 2020 • ~6 min
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From expanding children's coverage to reducing surprise bills, Biden and lawmakers may be able to broaden health care access.
Nov. 16, 2020 • ~8 min
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When the scientific establishment gets involved in partisan politics, surveys suggest, there are unintended consequences – especially for conservatives.
Nov. 12, 2020 • ~6 min
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The Trump administration has used executive orders, deregulation and delays to reduce environmental regulation. Biden administration officials will use many of the same tools to undo their work.
Nov. 12, 2020 • ~6 min
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Hamstrung by a Republican Senate, President-elect Biden will need to look abroad for collaborators on climate action.
Nov. 10, 2020 • ~7 min
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What will a Joe Biden presidency mean for the global battle against rising temperatures?
Nov. 10, 2020 • ~9 min
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Some have suggested the US allow healthy people to return to normal life, catch the coronavirus and get the population to herd immunity. The science says this plan is doomed to fail from the start.
Oct. 28, 2020 • ~10 min
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