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  • Date: 11/15/2006
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Jeffrey Kirsch, executive director of the Reuben H. Fleet Science Center and chair of the IGLO Education Committee, and Erik Jacquemyn, CEO of Technopolis and ASTC board member, who together co-chair ASTC's International Advisory Board, explain the emergence of a network of partners known as IGLO (International action on GLObal ... »
  • Date: 11/01/2006
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Robert W. Corell, senior fellow in the Atmospheric Policy Program of the American Meteorological Society and chair of ASTC's IGLO Scientific Committee, discusses climate change and the effects it is causing according to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, the Arctic Climate Impact Assessment, and the scientific ... »
  • Date: 11/01/2006
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Walter Staveloz, ASTC's director of international projects and former executive director of Ecsite, discusses ASTC's "International action for GLObal warming" (IGLO) initiative that aims to raise public awareness about global warming on a local and worldwide basis. Staveloz outlines the various elements of the program and its ... »
  • Date: 11/01/2006
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    Many groups will be working together under the umbrella of the International Polar Year to support IPY’s education and outreach objectives. This article describes how ASTC will engage in collaborations with the other IPY-endorsed organizations described. ... »
  • Date: 11/01/2006
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    This article features a selection of recent and ongoing projects at ASTC-member institutions related to climate change, global warming, and the International Polar Year. These institutions include the Clore Garden of Science (Rehovot, Israel), Science North (Sudbury, Ontario, Canada), Petrosains: The Discovery Centre (Malaysia), Northeast Science ... »
  • Date: 11/01/2006
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Mark S. McCaffrey, science communication specialist at CIRES Outreach and Education, and a member of the IPY International Programme Office’s Education, Outreach, and Communications subcommittee, describes the International Polar Year (IPY) project that will educate the public about climate change and highlight important research ... »
  • Date: 11/01/2006
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this brief article, Colin Johnson, chair of the "International action for GLObal warming" (IGLO initiative's Advisory Group (IAG) and former CEO of Techniquest, describes the role and objectives of the IAG. ... »
  • Date: 11/01/2006
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Shelly E. Ryan shares findings from a 2005 visitor survey study that investigated people's understanding of climate change and their beliefs about the role science museums should play in addressing the topic. Ryan discusses survey findings and draws conclusions about the public's lack of knowledge of global warming but willingness ... »
  • Date: 11/01/2006
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this brief article, Shari Gearhead, a research fellow with the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES) at the University of Colorado, Boulder, draws conclusions about climate change based on personal experiences living in Canada and work documenting Inuit observations of climate and environmental change in Nunavut, ... »
  • Date: 11/01/2006
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, David Herring, program manager for Education and Outreach in the Earth Sciences division at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Frank Niepold, Climate Education Fellow at NOAA Climate Education, and Joel Halvorson, educational technology fellow at the Science Museum of Minnesota, discuss research about the public's uncertainty about ... »

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