First Earth Day: April 22, 1970, NBC News
A look at different demonstrations and celebrations of the first Earth Day, April 22, 1970 from around the country. The clip ends with a quote from Jay Murray Mitchell of the American Geophysical Union who warned (in 1970) of increasing levels of pollution which could lead to a greenhouse effect within the next 200 years and extensive global flooding caused by the melting of the Arctic Ice cap. Continue reading
Today is Earth Day, April 22, 2014. Like most Earth Days these days, a few grey-haired environmentalists may take note of the event, celebrities will tweet meaningless platitudes like Daryl Hannah’s exhortation that we should all “love your mother,” and college students will have celebrations at their campuses emphasizing individual consumer choice and the pursuit of sustainability through better technology. When did Earth Day become so irrelevant? Continue reading
You are invited to attend ISEE’s two sessions at the upcoming 2014 Pacific Division Meeting of the American Philosophical Association (APA), which will be held in San Diego, CA, USA from Wednesday, April 16th to Sunday, April 20th at the Westin Gaslamp Hotel. As usual, this year’s sessions look to be exemplary.
Uncertainty is present in all phases of climate change research from the physical science (e.g., projections of future climate) to the impacts through to the effort to make decisions regarding mitigation and adaptation across different spatial scales. This theme will embrace all aspects of uncertainty in climate change research, providing a pedagogic whole for students, post docs, and early career scientists interested in any and all aspects of climate change. Continue reading
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