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Project on Climate Change Communication

Project on Climate Change Communication
April 09 2014 | Research Reports New Commentary Urges Climate Scientists to “Set the Record Straight” We just published a commentary in Earth’s Future, a new online, open-access journal published by the American Geophysical Union. The commentary is entitled: “Climate Scientists Need to Set the Record Straight: There is a scientific consensus that human-caused climate change is happening.” In the commentary, we argue that the climate science community needs to do more to communicate the scientific consensus because: (a) most Americans don’t know there is a scientific consensus on this point; (b) this lack of awareness undermines people’s engagement in the issue; and (c) research by our team – and others – has shown that simple messages that communicate this basic scientific conclusion are highly effective, especially with political conservatives. We encourage you to download the commentary and join the effort to set the record straight. Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Topics Related:  SustainabilityÉducation CC

The Earth Institute - Columbia University Exploring Science in the Field from Pole to Pole Company Donates 330,000 Bed Nets to Help Fight Malaria in Africa Lords of the Past Ancient Rocks, Modern Problem Sustainability Management Alum Works to Bring Electric Vehicles to NYC Apr18 2014 Spring Diversity Lecture Sustainability Essentials Training Drilling to find the originsof the South China Sea The Path to Sustainable Development Faculty Profile: Ruth DeFries Learn Québec Find out more about LEARN by watching a short video. LEARN (Leading English Education and Resource Network) is a non-profit educational foundation supported in part by funding from the Quebec-Canada Entente for Minority Language Education that: offers e-learning services and support to all English school boards, private schools, community organizations and the private sector in rural and urban settings;supports and promotes pedagogical collaboration and innovation using information technology, and works to model best practices; andpublishes quality learning materials to support educators who are implementing competency-based practices in the classroom.The executive is composed of Michael Canuel (CEO) and the following directors: Margaret Dupuis (Online Learning), Christine Truesdale (Educational Technology), Bev White (Studies and Community Development). Vision To be a Beacon for Excellence in Education Mission Values Leadership, Innovation, Responsiveness, Openness, Equity Guiding Principles

Ceres Bill Nye tries to prove climate change exists. Yes, seriously. In the most unlikely of political talk show face-offs, Bill Nye ("The Science Guy") will debate Tennessee Republican Rep. Marsha Blackburn Sunday on climate change and what's up with recent weather in Sochi, Russia and the United States (not a joke). Bill Nye (Michael Okoniewski/AP) The exchange on "Meet The Press" promises the familiar spectacle of controversy. But the meeting also puts in stark relief how much the scientific community has failed to communicate their message on global climate change. On a core issue, scientists have consistently struggled to convince the public that they (scientists) agree humans are causing global warming. Those perceptions far underestimate how much scientists actually agree. Some of the public's mistaken perception is understandable, given few people are spending their free time reading up on climatology journals. Knowledge about scientific agreement isn't the only obstacle for supporters of efforts to curb global warming.

Assess the U.S. Climate | Scientific assessments are essential tools for linking science and decision making. They survey and synthesize science, within and between disciplines and across sectors and regions. They highlight key knowledge that can improve policy choices and identify significant gaps that can limit effective decision making. Assessments also track progress by identifying changes in the condition of the Earth, changes in human response, and advances in science over time. Assessments have been integral components of USGCRP since our inception. We have a legal mandate to conduct a National Climate Assessment (NCA) every four years, the third and most recent of which was released in May 2014. The NCA: An emerging area of focus for USGCRP is strengthening our capacity to conduct assessments on a sustained basis. More information:

What You Can Do At School | Climate Change Did You Know? By 2015, consumer electronics and small appliances will be responsible for almost 30% of all household electricity use. In 2020, the average home is expected to be 5% larger and will rely on even more electricity-powered electronics. (EIA) Students, educators and school administrators can all play a key role in reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Here is a directory of some education and action-planning resources to help you: Students Middle school students: Explore climate science and solutions Explore A Student's Guide to Global Climate Change to learn more about the science and impacts of climate change. Educators Teach students about climate change and ecosystems Use the teacher resources on EPA's Students Guide to Climate Change. Administrators Save money and the environment The least efficient schools use three times more energy than the best energy performers.

Special Report on Climate Change - New Scientist Environment Cookies on the New Scientist website close Our website uses cookies, which are small text files that are widely used in order to make websites work more effectively. To continue using our website and consent to the use of cookies, click away from this box or click 'Close' Find out about our cookies and how to change them Log in Your login is case sensitive I have forgotten my password close My New Scientist Look for Science Jobs Climate change A guide for the perplexed There's a lot at stake with global warming, so for those not sure what to believe, we've debunked the most common climate mythsRead more What climate change has done to Walden's woods REVIEW: 20:00 15 April 2014 A hymn to citizen science, Walden Warming by Richard Primack seeks the reality of climate change in the effects that ordinary people have recorded German energy crisis points towards climate solution TODAY: 16:50 14 April 2014 No option left but to suck CO2 out of air, says IPCC TODAY: 16:47 14 April 2014 TODAY: 14:43 07 April 2014

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