There are dozens of learning and development conferences to choose from each year. Here are 10 of the most popular, along with what makes them unique.
Spoiler: Most people actually approved of their government's approach.
CDP releases its 2017 A-List, that reveals more companies making serious efforts to combat climate change.
In the July issue of The Scientist magazine, my colleague Declan Fahy and I contributed a commentary discussing the need for scientists and ethicists to engage the public on major trends and […]
Reading List for National Academies’ “Science of Science Communication” Lecture on the Media & Science Policy Debates
On Tuesday, May 22, I will be delivering a lecture as part of the National Academies’ Sackler Colloquium on the “Science of Science Communication,” reviewing the role of the media […]
On Tuesday, May 22, I delivered a lecture as part of the National Academies’ Sackler Colloquium on the “Science of Science Communication,” reviewing the role of the media in science […]
Empirics and Psychology: Eight of the World’s Top Young Economists Discuss Where Their Field Is Going
The past few years have been tough on economics and economists. In a searing indictment written one year after the collapse of Lehman Brothers, Paul Krugman concluded that the central […]
What is the Big Idea? The world’s aging population is growing and UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s message to the world on World Health Day, observed on April 7, is for society […]
Today as I meditate on Arum and Roksa’s much-discussed study, “Academically Adrift: Limited Learning on College Campuses,” my thoughts turn to academic life at the institution where I teach. This week […]
COMMUNICATING GLOBAL WARMING: AMS Seminar Reviews Research on Public Perceptions of Global Warming, Framing as a Tool for Engaging the Public
Readers of FRAMING SCIENCE who work in downtown DC or on Capitol Hill may want to take an extended lunch break tomorrow to check out this American Meteorological Society briefing […]
Americans under the age of 35 have grown up during an era of ever more certain climate science, increasing news attention, alarming entertainment portrayals, and growing environmental activism, yet on […]
JAMES HANSEN ENDORSES “TRUTH” IN NY REVIEW OF BOOKS: Calls the Movie “Powerful” and “Scientifically Accurate;” Dubs Gore “Prescient,” Wonders If the Media Has Distorted the Image of Gore
In the recent issue of The NY Review of Books, James Hansen pens a must-read review of several recent books on climate change, and includes a review of Gore’s Inconvenient […]
Friday’s IPCC report represents history’s most definitive statement of scientific consensus on climate change, yet despite the best efforts of scientists, advocates, and several media organizations to magnify wider attention […]