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15 June 2022

Registration fees for #AGU22 support a robust hybrid meeting experience

At AGU’s first fully hybrid Fall Meeting, #AGU21, in-person and virtual attendees alike were able to access the robust program of scientific sessions, along with newly created virtual events. This hybrid meeting decreased our carbon footprint and increased attendees’ flexibility to design their own experience.  From all that we have heard, our members want us to continue offering hybrid meetings and we are committed to that goal. Offering hybrid meetings, …

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4 April 2022

AGU’s Commitment to Solution Science Underscored by IPCC Report

The report released today by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change emphasizes that society must address the growing climate crisis. As also argued in AGU’s position on climate change, collective action is needed now to use energy more efficiently; transition to energy sources, products and services that do not release greenhouse gases; implement existing and novel technologies and practices to remove and store CO2 from the atmosphere; and adapt to …

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17 March 2022

In memoriam: Eugene Parker

AGU mourns the passing of solar astrophysicist Eugene N. Parker, a pioneer in the study of solar wind, namesake of NASA’s Parker Solar Probe and an active member of the AGU community.

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28 February 2022

AGU Statement on IPCC Working Group II Sixth Assessment Report

On behalf of our 130,000 enthusiasts to experts worldwide in Earth and space sciences, AGU commends the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Working Group II (WGII) on its Sixth Assessment Report, AR6 Climate Change 2022: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability.

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1 December 2021

Announcing the 2021 Bridge Program Partners

The AGU Bridge Program seeks to increase diversity in the geosciences by providing students from historically marginalized populations who are looking to pursue a master’s degree or Ph.D. with a network of peers, mentors and advisers to support and serve them before, during and after graduate school.

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17 November 2021

Congratulations to the #AGU21 travel grants winners

AGU has awarded travel grants and fellowships to 239 early career professionals and students from around the world. These grants and fellowships will offset the costs of Fall Meeting-related expenses, whether incurred in-person or virtually.

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15 November 2021

AGU announces change in its investment strategy

AGU has started to divest its portfolio to strengthen our commitment to mission-related investments and to better align with our strategic plan, which places a strong focus on a sustainable future. This divestment started in October 2021 and will take up to 18 months to complete. As a sign of further alignment with our vision of a sustainable future, AGU Board of Directors has also asked its Finance and Investment Committee to chart a path toward carbon neutrality for all AGU’s investments.

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15 September 2021

Congratulations 2021 Section Awards and Named Lecturers and UMAP recipients

On behalf of our global community, congratulations to all these recipients on these well-deserved honors! Their individual and collective contributions to the advancement of Earth and space sciences around the world will serve as inspiration for future generations.

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9 August 2021

IPCC report affirms the need to address the climate crisis now

The Working Group I (WGI) contribution to the IPCC’s Sixth Assessment Report (AR6) on the physical science basis of climate change released today shows without a doubt that human activities are changing Earth’s climate and underscores the need to immediately address the climate crisis. 

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8 July 2021

#AGU21 student resources and grants help to foster the next generation of Earth and space scientists

I am looking forward to seeing friends and colleagues from around the world in New Orleans — and and online—this coming December at #AGU21, and trust you are as well.

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10 May 2021

Recap of AGU’s Board of Directors quarterly meeting

Over the course of this three-day virtual meeting, the Board focused on the implementation of the new strategic plan, AGU’s finances, Fall Meeting 2021 and AGU publications strategy

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20 April 2021

AGU announces new board members to advance its bold strategic plan

On behalf of the AGU Board, we are excited to announce Peter Schlosser, John Podesta and Tong Zhu as our new board members. They will be instrumental in helping to execute the strategic plan for a thriving, sustainable and equitable future supported by scientific discovery, innovation and action.

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9 January 2021

Science and facts are the underpinnings of a civil society

As one of the leading worldwide scientific societies, AGU’s community is dedicated to advocating for a civil society that values science and facts. 

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9 July 2020

AGU supports international students

Despite the pandemic and health experts predicting the fall will bring an increase in the number of cases, the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) announced its new rule on 6 July to require those who are studying in the U.S. on visas (F-1 and M-1) to be enrolled with in-person classes or risk deportation.

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