NASA: Cosmic rays hitting Earth are ‘bad and getting worse’

Astronauts on the International Space Station may be at risk during long missions THE WORSENING COSMIC RAY SITUATION: Cosmic rays are bad–and they’re getting worse. That’s the conclusion of a new paper just published in the research journal Space Weather. The authors, led by Prof. Nathan Schwadron of the University of New Hampshire, show that radiation from deep space…

Will Congress finally get tough on junk science?

House hearing investigates a UN cancer agency accused of misusing US taxpayer funds Guest opinion by Paul Driessen A growing problem for modern industrialized Western societies is the legion of government agencies and unelected bureaucrats and allied nongovernmental organizations that seem impervious to transparency, accountability or reform. Their expansive power often controls public perceptions and…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #306

Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org)The Science and Environmental Policy Project THIS WEEK: By Ken Haapala, President Bureaucratic Science: TWTW has used the term bureaucratic science, which may have confused some of its readers. Bureaucratic science occurs when a government entity, or a similar organization, charged with applying the best science possible, drifts from its…