How do you solve a problem like (teaching) climate change? Through problem-based learning!
What if we could offset the harms of global warming by spraying particles in the stratosphere or artificially increasing Arctic sea ice? Even if ideas like these were feasible, what might the unintended consequences be? And if there are “winners” and “losers” for a given proposal, who gets to decide what is to be done?Read more
Mapping climate science needs and networks in the Pacific Northwest through evaluation of a climate science newsletter
“If scientists can’t communicate with the public, with policy makers, with one another, the future is going to be held back. We’re not going to have the future that we could have.” — Alan Alda
Knowing and deeply understanding your audience is one of the key elements of effective science communication.
Teaching Outdoor Educators About Climate Change
With the Fourth National Climate Assessment and IPCC’s Special Report both released last year, there is increasing interest from educators and teachers to incorporate climate change into their science curriculum. However, they often lack the training and resources to do so.Read more