Work and pay stoppages imperil the career progress and livelihoods of researchers trying to get a start in their fields.
Furloughed Federal Workers Protest Extended Shutdown
Hundreds, including scientists with federal science agencies, demonstrate to pressure for an end to the shutdown.
Federal Government Shutdown Stings Scientists and Science
Scientists say the shutdown is a message that the government considers science nonessential.
Updated Diversity and Inclusion Plan Open for Member Comment
AGU has revised its strategy to enrich discovery and innovation by building a diverse and inclusive Earth and space science workforce, and it aims to set an example for other organizations.
House Science Subcommittee Hearing Targets Sexual Harassment
Witnesses testified about the culture that allows sexual harassment to persist, harassment’s impact on individuals and the scientific community, and what is being done to combat it.
Leave EPA Now or Wait It Out? That’s the Question Staffers Face
In interviews, some former Environmental Protection Agency workers, most of whom left the agency in 2017, discuss their careers and efforts to help colleagues find jobs and to preserve EPA’s strengths.
Ethics Crucial for the Future of the Geosciences
A new AGU Special Publication provides a policy and practice overview of where we are and where we need to be regarding scientific integrity and ethics in the geosciences.
NSF Grant: AGU and Partners Aim at Gender Issues in Geosciences
Funding through July 2021 supports a project in the Earth, space, and environmental sciences to promote gender equity and train scientists to recognize and counteract sexual harassment.
USGS Library Cuts Would Harm Research, Education, Say Scientists
Possible budget drop would halt access by researchers, educators, and the public to nondigitized collections and services of U.S. Geological Survey librarians, according to the agency.
Acquiring a Taste for Advocacy
A scientist rethinks his distrust of political engagement.