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The Program on Climate Change: Moving Forward

by Miriam Bertram, LuAnne Thompson and Greg Quetin LuAnne Thompson opened our PCC-sponsored gathering “Where do we go from here?”  on Thursday, Nov. 17 with a quote by Winston Churchill: “It’s not always enough that we do our best; sometimes we have to do what is required.” John Kerry shared that call to arms the day before, as part of his remarks at the 22nd Conference of the Parties (COP22) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.  

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Nives Dolsak and Aseem Prakash on Trump and the Environment

Nives Dolsak, a professor in the School of Marine and Environmental Affairs, and Aseem Prakash, founding director of the Center for Environmental Politics, wrote an article for Slate Magazine talking about President-elect Trump and his attitude towards environmental regulations and the current state of climate change saying, "He can do plenty of damage. Here's how environmentalists must collaborate with and stand up to the president-elect".

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On being a climate scientist

By LuAnne Thompson Director, University of Washington Program on Climate Change Walters Professor of Oceanography, Adjunct Professor Physics and Atmospheric Sciences This past week has been a whirlwind and I feel like I am finally catching my breath and wanted to share my reflections on what role the Program on Climate Change should play both on and off campus over the next year.  

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GCC's 10th Anniversary - 93 graduate students from near and far talking and tweeting climate

GCC 2016 Summary -Greg Quetin, Atmospheric Sciences,  PCC Graduate Student Representative The 10th Annual Graduate Climate Conference (GCC) was hosted between October 28th and 30th at the University of Washington Pack Forest Facility. 93 graduate students from both USA and international institutions gathered to discuss climate science, with sessions including talks and posters on “Atmospheric Dynamics, Clouds and Chemistry”, “Ocean Dynamics and Interactions”, “Biosphere Interactions”, “Biogeochemistry”, “Water, Ice, and Snow”, “Paleoclimate” and “Human Dimensions”. 

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