Officials set governmentwide scientific integrity summit
The White House science office will convene its inaugural scientific integrity meeting Friday, cobbling together 46 federal scientists and government leaders to explore past instances of political meddling and develop stronger policies.
EPA chief steps into contentious Chicago project
EPA Administrator Michael Regan late last week intervened in what is being described as a civil rights case in the southeast side of Chicago, in an overburdened majority-Latino community where another car shredder is proposed.
State Dept. gets temporary climate change 'support office'
President Biden issued an executive order today to establish a temporary office at the Department of State to ensure "climate change is integrated into all elements of United States foreign policy-making decision processes."
U.N. calls for slashing methane emissions
Human-caused methane emissions could plunge 45% by 2030 if the world rapidly pursues a wide array of mitigation measures, according to a U.N. report released today.
Biden taps aide focused on health, life sciences
The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy has hired a new assistant director for health and life sciences.