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January 1, 2019
This is my New Year’s resolution – I have to increase the themes of hope, optimism, action, and advocacy in my courses. I need every student to leave my courses feeling like they can do something that matters and makes a difference.
November 29, 2018
Hopefully, the #ClimateFriday hashtag will bring everyone’s attention back to the science, back to communicating not just what the report is stating but why it matters to all. I know I will do my best to add a #ClimateFriday tweet to my Twitter feed every Friday – I hope you will post something in your social media accounts, too.
July 30, 2018
Public perception of climate change remains deeply divided, despite a near-unanimous consensus among scientists that human-caused climate change is a reality. How can we strengthen public understanding of and belief in climate change? — The Franklin Institute
July 17, 2018
We’re asking anyone to knit, crochet, quilt… create anything with yarn or fabric that represents hope for the Louisiana coast. We’re creating a group on Ravelry, have a website (http://tinyurl.com/stitchingcoast) and hashtag (#stitchingcoast) ready to go, and now, we just need needleworkers! It doesn’t matter the age or level of ability or where you live.
March 13, 2018
How do we tell the stories of NOAA? Do we focus on the “bells and whistles” of the satellites, or take people on a journey of the start of satellites and why they matter? Dr. Gallaudet has been thinking about this approach…
March 9, 2018
Please consider sharing at least one of Dr. Hayhoe’s videos with your students, or post a link on your social media account. Help the climate change discussion by sharing a thoughtful and accurate response to a frequently asked question.
February 7, 2018
Amy Harmon (New York Times reporter) reminds us that need to give more thought as to how much people hold on to their beliefs, and that for some, there is a social cost to questioning and believing science
December 15, 2017
What resulted from this poster display? – the most number of visitors and engaging conversations out of all of the posters I’ve ever presented at any scientific conference.
November 24, 2017
Like science haiku? / Check out the new Flame Challenge / Inspire others!
March 1, 2017
Dr. Millie Dresselhaus passed away on February 20, but earlier in the month, she became a celebrity beyond our scientific circles