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Is Climate Change Irreversible? 

My third book (Renewable Energy—Following the Money)  featured an interview with Rajendra Pachauri (pictured), the chairman of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).  284 more words

Climate Change

A major in Political Science & Government introduce students to the theory and practice of politics. Classes focus primarily on American politics, comparative politics, international politics and political theory. 1,354 more words

Choosing A College

The Civil Rights Revolution

As the host of New Books in Law, I had the opportunity to interview Bruce Ackerman about his new book “We The People, Volume 3: The Civil Rights Revolution.” Check out the podcast… 308 more words

Legal History

Stanley Milgram and ‘Obedience to Authority’ - Part 3

Optimism

See Part 1: Shock, and Part 2: Pessimism.

The assumption that informed all of Milgram’s experiments was that his experimental subjects weren’t naturally malicious, and wouldn’t shock another volunteer of their own volition.   636 more words

Science

From Science Daily: "Physicists have chilled the world's coolest molecule"

Science Daily

August 21, 2014
Source: Yale University, The original article was written by Jim Shelton.

It’s official. Yale physicists have chilled the world’s coolest molecules. 664 more words

Applied Research & Technology

Experts denounce clinical trials of unscientific, 'alternative' medicines

CNO Editors Note: With all do respect to the dubious experts, let scientific method determine what is medicine and what is not?

” Over the last two decades, such complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) treatments have been embraced in medical academia despite budget constraints and the fact that they rest on dubious science, they say.” 663 more words

Medical Ethics

Volunteers keep Connecticut Open running

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — They work for free and they love it.

Volunteers: the Connecticut Open needs them. This year, some 300 strong are giving their time: driving them, chasing them, seating them. 61 more words

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