The fifth Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report is due out on September 27th and is expected to reaffirm with growing confidence that humans are driving global warming and climate change.
Note: This is part of a regular series of posts focused on integrating literacy and climate science and energy issues. The posts are a basis for or based on discussions in the “Not So Serious Climate and Energy Book Club.” The book club is sponsored through ICEE: Inspiring Climate Change Education Excellence. Book suggestions, (especially […]
Letter from the Executive Director “Climate change is here – and worse than we thought” according to Dr. James Hansen, NASA scientist in a recent Washington Post Opinion piece. In late July, NASA revealed that Greenland’s surface ice is melting over a larger area than they have ever seen. On average in the summer about […]
For three decades, the National Center for Science Education (NCSE) has focused most of its efforts on defending the teaching of evolution in the classroom. Increasingly, however, the teachers its executive director, Dr. Eugenie Scott, hears from are under fire for teaching global warming. Read more…
We published a response to Congressman Cravaack’s amendment to cut funding for climate change education in the Duluth News Tribune. Read the article…
It is quite alarming to learn that The Heartland Institute, a conservative think-tank, is planning to create educational materials that contradict the established science on climate change.
Will and I were in Washington DC to promote our education and policy efforts earlier this week. Photo Credit: Royal Norwegian Embassy / Hanne Marie Willoch On Monday March 28th, the National Education Association and National Council for Science and the Environment hosted a lunch with non-profits and federal agencies working on climate education with […]