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Energy Regulation Rollbacks Threaten Progress Against Harmful Ozone

The fight against harmful ozone is under legal threat. Air quality and carbon emissions regulations are currently in limbo in courts and congress, from core legislation from the 1970s to rules from the last U.S. administration. This study models the ...

– Georgia Institute of Technology

One Earth; R835880; 1444745

Embargo expired on 25-Oct-2019 at 11:00 ET

Buttigieg jumps to second in Iowa State University/Civiqs poll

Mayor Pete Buttigieg is building momentum in Iowa, according to the latest Iowa State University/Civiqs poll. Of likely caucus-goers, 20% said Buttigieg is their top choice. That moves him to second just behind Sen. Elizabeth Warren who maintained he...

– Iowa State University

Embargo expired on 24-Oct-2019 at 06:00 ET

Journal Articles Explore Fatal Consequences of Immigrant Detention Policies, Conditions

An analysis and related commentary published in Clinical Infectious Diseases today provide in-depth examination of the deplorable and dangerous conditions in U.S. immigrant detention centers where seven children have died in the last 10 months. Toget...

– Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) and the HIV Medicine Association (HIVMA)

Clinical Infectious Diseases

Inadequate humanitarian funding increases refugees' risk of chronic poverty

The United States has the largest refugee resettlement program in the world, contributing to the humanitarian efforts recognized by the global community.

– University of Colorado Denver

Human Organization

Features and Policy

The High Price of Trump’s Great Betrayal

President Trump’s abandonment of the Kurds reinforced already existing doubts in the region and around the world that the United States remains a reliable ally. Article by Richard N. Haass. Originally published at Project Syndicate October 17, 2019...

– Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)

Richard N. Haass, Council on Foreign Relations, October 17, 2019.

A Legislative Midlife Crisis

NYU's Thomas Sugrue explains how decades of discriminatory practices by real estate developers and banks have hindered minority communities from experiencing equal economic and social growth, and why the military has become a surprise success story o...

– New York University

New York Times; Slate Plus

Canada’s Election: What to Watch

CFR In Brief by Carlos Galina. Canada’s federal election poses a stiff test for the governing Liberal Party, with implications for its global role on issues such as climate change.

– Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)

CFR Editorial Staff,, October 18, 2019.

5 Ways to Manage Political Stress With a Michigan Medicine Psychiatrist

No matter where you fall on the political spectrum, a Michigan Medicine psychiatrist offers strategies for how to be mindful of depression and anxiety symptoms around the topic.

Expert Available

– Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

Scientists, legal scholars fight for transparency and fairness in housing algorithms

the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) proposal to dramatically revise the Fair Housing Act. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has proposed new legislation that would absolve landlords and lenders from any l...

– Santa Fe Institute

The Answer to Rural Woes Is Far More than Broadband

In recent weeks, presidential candidates pledged billions of dollars to bring broadband and internet access to rural America. That’s a good start, but the issue that the candidates need to address goes far beyond technology. It’s troubling that n...

– CFES Brilliant Pathways


U.S. Carbon and Pollution Emissions Policies are ‘Up in the Air’

Tangles in courts and in Congress threaten emissions-related energy regulations and incentives. If these are lost, carbon emissions are projected to climb, and the fight against health-damaging ozone may lose traction, allowing it to resurge, too. An...

Expert Available

– Georgia Institute of Technology

One Earth; R835880; 1444745

Embargo expired on 25-Oct-2019 at 11:00 ET

Former U.S. ambassador available to comment on clash between White House, career diplomats

– Indiana University

WashU Expert: This year, let’s make standard time permanent

– Washington University in St. Louis

IU experts available to comment on on Ohio counties settlement with four drug companies on the eve of the federal trial

– Indiana University

Texas A&M Nuclear Politics Expert Available To Discuss Turkey, Nuclear Weapons

– Texas A&M University

Options for Fundamental Change in Lebanon Are Limited Given the Political Structure and the Resilience of Sectarian Politics, Says Notre Dame Professor

– University of Notre Dame

The personal gets political as Thai king demotes royal consort

– Cornell University

Expert Available to Discuss Youth Voting in Off-Year Election

– Rutgers University-New Brunswick





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