• February 14, 2018

    New research based on interviews with MPs shows many want to see action on climate change but some admit they avoid mentioning it to their constituents because they do not think their views will be supported.

  • September 30, 2010

    As with many other areas of public finance, funding for science is under major threat – maybe facing up to 25 per cent reductions, says Bob Carling. Many senior figures feel that proposed cuts will destroy the international excellence of science in the UK.

  • February 8, 2008

    The newspaper L'Osservatore Romano claims that the students and scientists who protested about the Pope giving a speech at their university last month had misunderstood his views on Galileo because of a mistake involving Wikipedia.

  • February 4, 2007

    Scientists' grim predictions of an even worse rate of global warming means the world must act immediately to help poor people cope with the now inevitable ravages of climate change, says international development agency Chrsitian Aid.