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I first came across Chris Mooney at the Australian Science Communicators National Conference in Sydney, 2012 when he was a freelance journalist focusing on climate change. 134 more words

Kangaroo Island

Scientists have discovered that living near trees is good for your health

By Chris Mooney

In a new paper published Thursday, a team of researchers present a compelling case for why urban neighborhoods filled with trees are better for your physical health. 842 more words

Research

Book update - One finished. Two started.

Four months ago I started reading the book by Hillary Clinton, Secretary of State during the first term of President Obama. It has been a great read. 332 more words

United States

How do we fix Illinois?

Chris Mooney, director of the Institute of Government and Public Affairs at the University of Illinois joins Rick Pearson on the Sunday Spin to discuss how to fix the “perfect storm” that is brewing in Springfield. 12 more words

The Sunday Spin: Politics With Rick Pearson

The Sunday Spin Full Show 6/7/15: Kurt Erickson, State Representative Lou Lang and Chris Mooney

This Sunday, we are spinning right back to the Allstate Showcase Studio after spending a week in Springfield. Guests for this week show include: Kurt Erickson, Springfield bureau chief for the Lee Enterprises newspapers, State Representative Lou Lang of Skokie, deputy leader of the majority Democrats in the House and Chris Mooney, director of the Institute of Government and Public Affairs at the University of Illinois. 10 more words

The Sunday Spin: Politics With Rick Pearson

It's a scenic walk to get within metres of seabird colonies at Cape St. Mary's

By Sue Bailey

CAPE ST. MARY’S, N.L. — Soaring oceanside cliffs thrum and squawk with spectacular life as Chris Mooney hikes a rolling path towards one of the most accessible seabird colonies in the world. 637 more words

News

Why the Right's Panic About Boy Scouts' Gay Ban Reversal Is Based on Urban Legend

Source: AlterNet

Author: Amanda Marcotte

Emphasis Mine

The Boy Scouts of America are, especially compared to their girl power-centriccounterpart the Girl Scouts, a conservative organization. 1,396 more words