Job of the Week: New York Times Climate Editor

Guest essay by Eric Worrall New York Times is advertising for a chief editor to head up their new climate team. But in my opinion the job description is very telling about the kind of service they want their climate editor to provide. The New York Times is looking for a climate change editor Drone…

Feds go after science journals for deceptive practices

FTC Charges Academic Journal Publisher OMICS Group Deceived Researchers Complaint Alleges Company Made False Claims, Failed To Disclose Steep Publishing Fees FOR RELEASE August 26, 2016 The Federal Trade Commission has charged the publisher of hundreds of purported online academic journals with deceiving academics and researchers about the nature of its publications and hiding publication…

Amsterdam store window displaying various medical cannabis, hemp food and other types of products

Amsterdam Renewable Energy Incubator Announces Grant Programme

Guest essay by Eric Worrall A startup incubator firm based in Amsterdam, Netherlands, has announced help and grants for people who want to pursue renewable energy ideas. Start-ups brimming with bright ideas are becoming increasingly important in the field of sustainable energy. And Amsterdam’s “global start-up machine” Rockstart has devised a scheme which places selected…