Science & Environment

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The Pope tackles climate change in new encyclical

The Pope calls for serious and immediate action to address climate change and other environmental crises.

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Most Catholics worried about climate change

"We find that a solid majority of Catholics think global warming is happening (70 percent)."

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The Jewish New Year for trees comes on Feb. 3 this year

Ancient sages of the Jewish religion established a special new year for trees. Yes, trees!

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Neil deGrasse Tyson takes us on brilliant “Cosmos” voyage

One of the new features of this "Cosmos" is the use of animation to teach science history. I'm hoping the show will try to be less Eurocentric about science history and will talk about non-European scientists and their contributions.

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“Darwin Day” pushed in House

Yesterday was 204th birthday of the man who gave us the modern theory of evolution.