Eos asked several attendees of the American Geophysical Union's Fall Meeting for reactions to the U.S. national election. Here are their thoughts.
Fearful of Trump, Hundreds in San Francisco Rally for Science
Speakers called on scientists not to remain silent in the face of what they said are threats to the Earth sciences.
The 2015 Indonesian Fires: Less Carbon Release Than Was Thought
Preliminary results from field measurements of smoldering Kalimantan peatlands suggest that the fires emitted 8% less carbon dioxide and 55% less methane than were previously estimated from lab tests.
Protecting the Science of Climate Change
A scientist recalls the politically motivated editing of climate change science in government reports, offering insight into why the reality of climate change was hard for officials to accept.