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08.22.2016

Francisco J. AyalaFrancisco J. Ayala

At a recent meeting of NCSE's board of directors, Francisco J. Ayala was elected as president, replacing Brian Alters, whose term on the board expired.

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08.17.2016

David AmidonNCSE is pleased to congratulate David Amidon for receiving a Presidential Award for Environmental Educators for 2016, presented by the Environmental Protection Agency.

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08.15.2016

The Madhouse Effect cover

NCSE is pleased to offer a free preview (PDF) of Michael E. Mann and Tom Toles's The Madhouse Effect: How Climate Change is Threatening Our Planet, Destroying Our Politics, and Driving Us Crazy (Columbia University Press, 2016).

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08.15.2016

PC (USA) sealAt the 222nd General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (USA) held June 18-25, 2016, the assembly voted to adopt a proposed "Affirmation of Creation."

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08.05.2016

New Scientist logoNCSE's Josh Rosenau contributed a column, under the headline "School field trips to creationist Ark? Sink that idea right now," to New Scientist (August 5, 2016).

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08.03.2016

Headline from NSEE reportAccording to the latest National Surveys on Energy Environment, a twice-yearly survey conducted by the University of Michigan and Muhlenberg College, "Just 15% of Americans say that there is no solid evidence that the Earth is warming, down from 24% a year ago, and the lowest

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07.29.2016

Chart from Yale Project on Climate Change Communication"One in seven Americans think it is definitely (7%) or probably (9%) true that 'God controls the climate, therefore people can't be causing global warming," according to a July 26, 2016, note from the Yale Program on Climate Change Communication.

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07.26.2016

Tim LaHayeThe evangelical writer and activist Tim LaHaye died on July 25, 2016, at the age of 90, according to NBC News (July 25, 2016). LaHaye was best known for the Left Behind series of novels, coauthored with Jerry B. Jenkins, in which he imagined the Apocalypse unfolding according to his premillennialist and pretribulationist understanding of Scripture. In 2005, Time magazine included LaHaye and his wife Beverly LaHaye — founder of Concerned Women for America — in its list of the twenty-five most influential evangelicals in America.

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07.25.2016

AGU logoNCSE is delighted to congratulate Richard Alley on receiving the Climate Communications Prize and Naomi Oreskes on receiving the Ambassador Award from the American Geophysical Union.

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07.20.2016

Naomi OreskesNCSE is delighted to congratulate Naomi Oreskes on receiving the Stephen H. Schneider Award for Outstanding Climate Science Communication for 2016. Presented by Climate One, a project of the Commonwealth Club of California, the award is "given to a natural or social scientist who has made extraordinary scientific contributions and communicated that knowledge to a broad public in a clear and compelling fashion."

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