Tag Archives: science communication

Review: Years of Living Dangerously

This evening, I was lucky enough to catch the DC preview of Years of Living Dangerously, James Cameron’s new climate change documentary show. (I was not lucky enough to realize in advance that the preview took place during the World … Continue reading

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A High-Stakes Game Against Nature: How to Act on Climate in an Uncertain World

On the last day of the AAAS meeting, I sat in on a fascinating session on hazard prediction and risk mitigation.  What’s fascinating, you ask, about risk mitigation?  It sounds like something you read about on your insurance forms.  But … Continue reading

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The Glaciers of Wrath: What Artists Can Do About Climate Change

After an extremely boring adventure involving two canceled flights and almost 22 hours on a train, I spent today happily wandering the American Association for the Advancement of Science annual meeting in Chicago. AAAS is my favorite scientific conference. It’s … Continue reading

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Voicemails From the Future: Great Tools for Making Climate Local

This morning I hid a voicemail from the future. Or I happened to be present when the message from a warmer future leaked backwards in time, and landed in Canal Park in Southeast DC. Take your pick of realities. I … Continue reading

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Climate Communication and Hospitality: Making the Conversation More Welcoming

Fred Clark’s Slacktivist is one of my favorite blogs. Fred is a liberal Baptist who writes brilliantly about ethics and religion. Also Buffy the Vampire Slayer, journalism, mobile home communities… and how those things relate to ethics and religion. One … Continue reading

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Building the Internet of (Sustainable) Things

This morning I went to Challenge.gov’s 3rd anniversary celebration, at which they accepted this year’s Innovations in American Government Award from the Asch Center. Kathleen Kennedy Townsend included, in her list of awesome things to come out of federal challenges, … Continue reading

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Helpless at the Museum: What If You Don’t Feel Like Part of the Solution?

A few years ago—the internet tells me it was 2010—the Field Museum in Chicago put on a climate change exhibit. This was at the start of my career transition, and in fact I had just stopped working onva tenure portfolio … Continue reading

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