In this era of headlines-seeking media and twitter-like attention span, the decision-making process by the European Union (EU) is constantly being criticized, dramatized, and derided. Let’s write instead in praise
Since the novel coronavirus (SARS-Cov-2) was declared a pandemic last March, there have been mixed opinions about whether or not face masks can effectively slow the spread of the virus.
Winter is coming and the current spate of Coronavirus-related news is not encouraging: the pandemic is ravaging Europe, efficient cures are still just over the horizon, and many are prophesizing
On August 24, Hong Kong scientists confirmed what appears to be “the first instance of human reinfection” with the novel coronavirus (SARS-Cov-2). The 33-year-old man was reinfected for a second
Europe’s quest to confront climate change and achieve carbon neutrality is being undermined by “Big Ag”? That’s not my claim. It’s the latest in a series of attacks on those
Among the climate community, the social cost of carbon corresponds to the net balance between harms and benefits resulting from a given climate change, mostly expressed in a global temperature
The world’s plastic pollution problem is much worse than imagined, according to a new analysis published on 18 August in Nature Communications (1). Compared to previous estimates of around 17
A new spate of studies has hinted at the possibility of “strong, lasting immunity” to the novel coronavirus (SARS-Cov-2) even after a mild COVID-19 infection. Powerful responses were observed in
Abstract The expression “genetically modified organisms” (“GMOs”) is not only void of scientific value, but has negative effects on agricultural progress and food policy. The history of crop domestication offers
From snowfall on remote mountaintops from the Arctic to the European Alps to the deepest depths of the ocean, microplastics have been documented in virtually every corner of the world.