Fracking gasholes We know you know For a million reasons We must say no no no No no no no no. —‘Fracking Gasholes’ by XOEarth Williamsport is a town of 29,000...

The huge cultural authority science has acquired over the past century imposes large duties on every scientist. Scientists have acquired the power to impress and...

How to Think Seriously About the Planet: The Case for an Environmental Conservatism By Roger Scruton Oxford University Press, 464 pages In How to Think...

“In my 50 years of following the energy business, this is by far the biggest event I’ve seen.” So says John Deutch, the chemist who...

The New York Times headline on February 16, 2012, read as follows: “Leak Offers Glimpse of Campaign Against Climate Science.” The story appeared to present a...

In 1906 the Swedish chemist Svante Arrhenius published a popular book speculating on the origins of the earth and of life upon it. (An English...

To the Editor: In his article “Too Darn Hot?” [June], Kevin A. Shapiro, a researcher in neuroscience, assures us that the majority opinion among climatologists with...

It was not long ago that genetic research on Jews suggested little beyond an occasional rare disease, to be discussed on the science pages of...

To the Editor: Peter W. Huber [“monopoly.com,” April] makes nearly all the right points about the government’s lawsuit against Microsoft, but then inexplicably lurches to the...