National Academy of Sciences (NAS)

National Academy Of Sciences Delivers Highly Readable Climate Change Warning

March 2, 2014 by Joseph Romm

Climate Change Warning

So you’ve been wondering what to recommend to your friends who want a readable but authoritative introduction to climate change, one which answers their key questions. The US National Academy of Sciences and the U.K. Royal Society have achieved this with their new report, “Climate Change: Evidence & Causes.”[read more]


You Suddenly Know What The Picture Is....

May 18, 2011 by David Lewis

The vice chair of the Committee on America’s Climate Choices, William Chameides, spoke recently about the credibility of climate science:“Understanding climate change is really understanding the difference between a house of cards and a jigsaw puzzle.   Imagine a house of cards.  You look at the house of cards and you find...[read more]

Virginia Uranium Study Gets Underway

November 14, 2010 by Dan Yurman

Coles Hill deposit is focus of the review A $1.4 million study of the potential environmental impacts from mining the massive uranium resource in southwestern Virginia is being conducted by the National Academy of Sciences (NAS). The group of experts held its first public meeting in Washington, DC, the last week of October. The 13 member...[read more]