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09.23.2013

Writing in Scientific American, NCSE's Eugenie C. Scott and Minda Berbeco warn that "a move is afoot to keep climate science out of classrooms."

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09.13.2013

A viewpoint column entitled "Defending Science Education: Climate as a Second Front for Biologists" (PDF), by NCSE's deputy director Glenn Branch, appeared in the September 2013 issue of BioScience, published by the American Institute of Biological Sciences.

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07.12.2013
"Communicating Climate Science" logo

The American Geophysical Union held a conference on "Communicating Climate Science: A Historic Look to the Future" — and NCSE was there in force.

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07.02.2013
Eugenie C. ScottEugenie C. Scott

NCSE's executive director Eugenie C. Scott was interviewed by Inside Climate News (July 2, 2013).

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04.29.2013
james_hansen.jpgJames E. Hansen

NCSE is delighted to congratulate James E. Hansen on receiving the Ridenhour Courage Prize for 2013.

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04.05.2013
NCSE's climate advisors

NCSE is pleased to announce three new additions to its Advisory Council, reflecting the addition of climate education to NCSE's area of concern: James E. Hansen, Michael MacCracken, and Bill McKibben.

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04.01.2013
Center for the Study of Social Movements

NCSE's Josh Rosenau contributed "Will Climate Change Denial Inherit the Wind?" to Mobilizing Ideas, the blog of the Center for the Study of Social Movements at the University of Notre Dame.

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03.05.2013
Toward a Climate & Energy Literate Society

A new report issued by the National Center for Science Education, "Toward a Climate & Energy Literate Society" (PDF) offers recommendations for improving climate and energy literacy in the United States over the course of the next decade.

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03.01.2013
DeSmogBlog

What is the source of the antiscience bills that have been infesting statehouses around the country?

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