Tag: climate change

What the EPA Has Done Since Scott Pruitt was Appointed Head
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What the EPA Has Done Since Scott Pruitt was Appointed Head

FemSTEM has no political affiliation*.   On a controversial means, back in December of 2016, President Donald Trump had nominated Scott Pruitt to be the head of the Environmental Protection Agency.  Scott Pruitt, if you are unfamiliar, was an Oklahoma State senator, and later the attorney general for the state. […]

An Overlook at How Bad the 2017 Hurricane Season Has Been
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An Overlook at How Bad the 2017 Hurricane Season Has Been

INTERNATIONAL — The natural disasters that have plagued the Earth so far have been somewhat perplexing to scientists.  As of September 19th of this year, there had been 13 named storms, and 9 of them had developed into hurricanes.  Now, on October 18th, there’s been 16 named storms in the Atlantic alone, […]

Trump vs Climate Change: Today’s Executive Order
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Trump vs Climate Change: Today’s Executive Order

FemSTEM has no political affiliation*.  Most everyone saw this coming, and some people are thrilled about it, while others are not.  As you’re most likely well aware, the ongoing debate on whether or not climate change is real is deepening even further.  Donald Trump himself is a known climate change […]

By USGS Bee Inventory and Monitoring Lab from Beltsville, Maryland, USA
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#ICYMI: A Species of Bee is Now on the Endangered List

This article was edited on March 28th, 2017, to make a factual correction. There’s been no reason to believe this wouldn’t happen, but it finally did.  The bee specifically known as the rusty patched bumblebee has been placed on the critically endangered list. These bees, native to the east coast […]

What is the Science March and When is it Happening?
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What is the Science March and When is it Happening?

It’s no question that the election that happened just last month has stirred up massive controversy.  Most likely you heard about the Women’s March on Washington, which actually took place all over the US, and was meant as a direct message to the new US President.  There’s a similar march […]