Visionary Science, Ethics, Law and Action in the Public Interest

  1. New! September Networker: Changing the Rules of the Game


    SEHN Networker Volume 20 (8) September, 2015 Changing the Rules of the Game: SEHN’s strategic engagement with grassroots groups   SEHN’s Strategic Engagement with Grassroots Groups   Dear Reader, This month we want to share with you how we at SEHN are bringing our work to grassroots organizing. Climate change is driving the law and…Read More →

  2. Breast cancer, scientific uncertainty, and the rise of women’s activism: A detective story


    Dr. Ted Schettler & Carolyn Raffensperger With Kaitlin Butler and Ann Manning   Carondelet Center, Sisters of Saint Joseph Event Center, Room G-1 1890 Randolph Ave, St Paul, MN 55105   October 21, 2015, 7pm-9pm   Free and Open to the Public RSVP appreciated – Seating is Limited: email Sherri AT sehn DOT org Up until…Read More →

  3. Can a Cow Virus Increase the Risk of Breast Cancer?


    By Ted Schettler Exposures to known and suspected risk factors for breast cancer begin early in fetal development and continue throughout life. Some relate to individual choices and lifestyle while others are encountered as an inevitable result of the way we design our communities and society more generally. In The Ecology of Breast Cancer I…Read More →

  4. County Boards of Supervisors are Key Decision-­‐Makers in the Dakota Access Pipeline Matter


    Iowa is facing an unprecedented project in the proposed Dakota Access pipeline that will stretch from the Bakken oil fields in North Dakota to a facility in Illinois. It traverses Iowa over the longest route possible, a diagonal from the northwest to the southeast. It crosses rivers, wetlands, and drainage districts. It threatens archaeological sites,…Read More →

  5. Utah is Ground Zero for the Fight Over Unconventional Energy Development


    “Something gravely important had gone missing. Something related to reverence—to holding on to the ineffable wonder of what already is, caring for what little remains, being cognizant of how quickly we’re losing it. As we attempt to develop new energy sources and figure out how to feed ourselves and inhabit this warming world, we need…Read More →