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Boston Globe Op-Ed: US must take the lead on Pope Francis’ call on climate change

When Pope Francis releases his historic environmental encyclical this week, he will be preaching to the world, but the world will be looking to the United States to lead. The pope will deliver a practical message: Mankind created this problem of climate change, and now mankind must fix it. And as one of the world’s top emitters of the pollution that’s warming our planet, America has the moral obligation to act. More »

SouthCoast Today: Sen. Ed Markey wants Internet ‘erase button’ for kids

U.S. Sen. Edward Markey wants web sites to come with an “erase button” that parents can use to scrub personal information about their children from the Internet. The proposal is one of several updates that the Massachusetts Democrat says are needed to the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998, which he authored as a House member. “The Internet […] More »

USA Today: Collision-avoidance could be part of car ratings

Legislation being proposed in the U.S. House and Senate today would require federal auto regulators to include information about collision-avoidance systems in their new car safety ratings. The legislation is being proposed by U.S. Sens. Dean Heller, R-Nev., and Ed Markey, D-Mass., and U.S. Reps. Todd Rokita, R-Ind., and Earl Blumenauer, D-Ore. It comes just […] More »

MetroWest Daily News: Washington’s response to the opioid crisis

The opioid addiction epidemic is a crisis not just here in Massachusetts but across the country, and the federal government has a big role to play in addressing it. Fortunately, the crisis is producing something unusual in Congress: bipartisanship. One positive sign is the letter sent this week by two senators who don’t often see […] More »

Huffington Post: Refueling America’s Research

When is the last time basic science research touched your life? If you’re using a cellphone or the Internet, drinking clean water, using public transportation, or receiving medical care, for example, then the answer is “right now”! Wherever you look, from health care to consumer goods, wireless communication to transportation, food to national security, we […] More »

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