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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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14 September 2021

2020 Annual Report: Advancing diversity and setting next 10+ years for Earth and space sciences

2020 was an unforgettable year – from the global pandemic causing a worldwide shutdown to the racial reckoning around the world. Throughout the year, when people wanted to engage on Earth and space science issues, AGU was here to support us…I encourage you to read the Annual Report for more details on our projects and programs. On behalf of the Earth and space sciences community, thank you for your continued support.

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8 September 2021

AGU’s Ethics and Equity Center wins ASAE Power of A award

AGU is excited to receive the 2021 Power of A award, having previously won two Power of A awards in 2020 for its Centennial programs and in 2019 for the Thriving Earth Exchange.

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26 April 2021

Next Steps in the Growth of ESSOAr

Seven societies, including AGU, are joining together to further enable open science by officially participating in the governance and continued development of ESSOAr.org, the Earth and Space Open Archive.

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27 January 2021

AGU statement on President Biden’s climate plan

We applaud the Biden Administration’s steps to remedy these challenges, as well as the disproportionate health and environmental effects suffered by underrepresented minorities.

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20 January 2021

AGU statement on President Biden’s Executive Orders today

The Biden Administration is starting us on the right path to improve human and planetary health today and for future generations.

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15 January 2021

AGU statement on President-elect Biden’s science nominations today

The issues that this team will be addressing – from COVID-19 to the climate crisis to removing systemic racism – are paramount to re-establishing a civil society that values science and facts. AGU’s community is ready to assist to foster a safe and healthy planet for all.

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24 December 2020

Top AGU news and views from 2020

As we look back on 2020, we wanted to share some of the top news and views coming out of AGU.

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16 December 2020

Highlights from Tuesday 15 Dec. at #AGU20

If you missed some sessions from Tuesday, 15 December, don’t worry – you can check them out, along with all other sessions, on demand until 15 February.

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15 December 2020

What to watch 16 Dec. at #AGU20

Wednesday is the second to last day of #AGU20, but we are not slowing down.

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14 December 2020

What to watch at #AGU20 on Tuesday, Dec. 15

Full #AGU20 programming continues on Tuesday with two plenaries, another innovative session and regular oral, elightning and poster sessions.

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7 October 2020

Channel Your Science

Channels have been available on the website for some time, as a curated collection that surfaced AGU journal, meetings and Eos.org content around AGU’s broad index terms. They have now been redesigned and improved and are available for personal use and collaboration.

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14 August 2020

The Transition Continues

I leave this role confident that AGU has the capacity to achieve its vision.

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28 May 2020

AGU’s next CEO and Executive Director will be Randy Fiser

We are excited to announce Randy Fiser will be AGU’s CEO and executive director, effective 17 August 2020.

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23 April 2020

AGU Announces New Strategic Plan

[Editor’s Note: This morning, AGU sent the following email to its members. We wanted to make sure everyone received the information, so we posted it here too.] By: AGU President Robin Bell and AGU President-elect Susan Lozier Thanks to input from many of you and the rest of our members, AGU has a new strategic plan that sets the vision for the future of Earth and space science and our community by accelerating …

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22 April 2020

The 50th anniversary of Earth Day: A teachable moment

[Editor’s Note: This morning, AGU sent the following email to its members. We wanted to make sure everyone received the information, so we posted it here too.] By: Robin Bell, Board President and Brooks Hanson, Executive Vice President, Science The 50th anniversary of Earth Day this year occurs as humanity is working to control a global pandemic. A solution will depend critically on partnership and cooperation among virologists, epidemiologists, health care …

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8 April 2020

A new chapter for AGU

A few weeks ago, when I opened the FedEx package with my new AGU laptop, I also found the book, Managing Transitions, by William Bridges.

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17 March 2020

AGU Announces Interim CEO

The executive committee is pleased to announce that Julie Freeman will serve as AGU’s interim executive director and CEO.

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18 December 2019

AGU Celebrates Open Science and Open Access

Last week, AGU hosted another successful Fall Meeting in San Francisco. Our community celebrated its Centennial year and had thoughtful, productive discussions about the future of science and inspiring the next 100 years of innovation and discovery.

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19 November 2018

From China to Mexico: Promoting Collaboration in the Earth and Space Sciences

In his post “Solidarity Among Scientists Across the Globe Is Needed Now More Than Ever” on From the Prow from 25 July 2018, AGU President Eric Davidson wrote that “we must stand together to insist that scientific collaboration remains international, and interdisciplinary.” It was so heartening to see support for his words during recent AGU leadership trips to China and Mexico. During these visits, our international colleagues and hosts agreed wholeheartedly with …

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