|Minnesota beekeepers win a round against EPA on insecticide approval|
Minneapolis Star Tribune - 5/11/2017. By Josephine Marcotty - A Minnesota beekeeper has won a round against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in a protracted lawsuit over a class of insecticides [neonicotinoids] implicated in the decline of honeybees and other wild insects.
|U.S. spy agencies wimp out on science of climate change, but still say it’s a security threat|
Science - 5/11/2017. By David Malakoff - U.S. national security is being threatened by improvements in artificial intelligence and genome editing, as well as the impacts of climate change, overfishing, and biodiversity loss, concludes the latest edition of an annual report released today by the U.S. intelligence community. But the report tries to avoid the increasingly politicized fight over climate science – without denying the existence of global warming.