Monthly Archives: January 2012

The American ‘99%’ as part of the global ‘1%’ in contributing to climate change

In response to our post on The Occupy Movement and the Climate Movement, we received two comments that raise issues suggesting a need to expand the discussion. We argued that the climate movement has much to learn and potentially adopt from … Continue reading

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Does the USGCRP have high-level political buy-in for connecting climate science to society?

The new U.S. Global Change Research Program Strategic Plan is on the right track in seeking to connect scientific research and assessments to policy and societal management, we told ClimateWire, but it’s not at all clear that the plan has … Continue reading

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What to do when the White House sets science aside?

John Holdren says, “as the President’s science and technology advisor, it is my duty to ensure that when science is relevant to policy-making, the very best science—and the best thinking about that science—is at the table for consideration on its … Continue reading

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