Science has served as the source of U.S. innovation for decades, but it has recently been under attack with funding for basic science in the United States at a 40-year low.
Of the 17 record-setting hottest years, 16 have occurred since 2000. This year, 2017, is expected to continue the trend—although it’s not expected to top 2016, which took the gold for hottest year on record. Despite this increasing urgency, 2016 marked another year of disconnect between science and politics. The current president of the United […]