2012

08.15.2012

Legislators in the Kentucky state senate are concerned about the presence of evolution in the state science standards and associated end-of-course testing.

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08.09.2012
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Visiting the University of Minnesota on August 6, 2012, NCSE's executive director Eugenie C. Scott spoke on "Climate change: Why the resistance?"

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08.09.2012

"Where on earth was the Garden of Eden?" NCSE's deputy director Glenn Branch reviewed Brook Wilensky-Lanford's Paradise Lust: Searching for the Garden of Eden (Grove Press, 2011) for eSkeptic (August 8, 2012).

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08.02.2012

A climate scientist who was formerly dismissive of climate change now describes himself as "a converted skeptic."

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08.02.2012
Skip EvansSkip Evans

Skip Evans, a former employee of NCSE, died on July 26, 2012, at the age of 49, according to a post at The Panda's Thumb blog (July 26, 2012).

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07.26.2012

Louisiana is about to spend almost twelve million dollars to fund the teaching of creationism, charges Zack Kopplin, famous for organizing the effort to repeal the so-called Louisiana Science Education Act.

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07.23.2012

As the only national organization that is wholly dedicated to defending the teaching of evolution and climate change in the public schools, NCSE is the perfect place to find someone to speak to your organization or university about issues relevant to evolution and climate education and attacks on either or both.

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07.13.2012

The latest issue of Evolution: Education and Outreach — the new journal promoting the accurate understanding and comprehensive teaching of evolutionary theory for a wide audience — is now published. The theme for the issue (volume 5, number 2) is evolutionary developmental biology, edited by Katherine E. Willmore.

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07.13.2012

NCSE is pleased to offer a free preview (PDF) of Lynne Cherry and Gary Braasch's How We Know What We Know About Our Changing Climate: Scientists and Kids Explore Global Warming (Dawn Publications, 2008), a book on climate change aimed at readers in grades 4 through 8.

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07.11.2012
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The plan to eliminate examples of evolution from textbooks in South Korea is under reconsideration.

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