Author Archives: Thomas S. Woodson

Perspective: Science’s Role in Reducing US Racial Tensions


This article is in The Energy Transition, Winter 2017


The United States of America is embroiled in fights, debates, riots, and sit-ins over racial injustice. In 2012, the death of Trayvon Martin, a black teenager, sparked protests about stand-your-ground laws in Florida. In 2014, the deaths of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, and Eric Garner in New York City fueled anger over tough police […]