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08.02.2019

NCSE's executive director Ann Reid and Ben Santer, a member of NCSE's board of directors, were interviewed about climate communication on the Hertz Foundation's blog (July 30, 2019) before they spoke at the foundation's summer workshop in Los Angeles.

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08.02.2019

NCSE bids farewell to Brad Hoge, who joined NCSE as Director of Teacher Support in 2017.

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07.29.2019

Naomi Oreskes

NCSE is pleased to congratulate Megan Herbert and Michael E. Mann (a member of NCSE's board of directors) for receiving the Louis J. Battan Author's Award (K-12) for 2020 for their book The Tantrum that Saved the World (2017), which (in the words of the award citation) "engages readers with empathy and compassion and empowers them to help save animals and people from the threat of climate change."

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07.26.2019

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Creationism continues to be a minority position, attracting only four in ten adults in the United States, according to the latest poll from Gallup (July 26, 2019), which adds, "more Americans continue to think that humans evolved over millions of years — either with God's guidance ... or, increasingly, without God's involvement at all." 

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07.26.2019

NCSE logoNCSE is still seeking to hire a Director of Teacher Support.

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07.19.2019

Naomi OreskesNCSE is pleased to congratulate Naomi Oreskes, Professor of the History of Science at Harvard University and a member of NCSE's board of directors, on receiving the British Academy Medal, for her books (coauthored with Erik M. Conway) Merchants of Doubt (2010) and The Collapse of Western Civilization (2014), and for "her commitment to documenting the role of corporations in distorting scientific findings for political ends."

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07.17.2019

Melissa Lau, an NCSE Teacher Ambassador from Oklahoma, was featured — wearing her NCSE Teacher Ambassador t-shirt — in a story on climate change education on NPR's StateImpact Oklahoma (July 11, 2019). 

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07.10.2019

When a bill that would require Massachusetts's state science standards to "include only peer-reviewed and age-appropriate subject matter" was discussed in the Joint Committee on Education on July 9, 2019, the sponsor explained that it would keep climate change denial out of the science classroom, according to the Lowell Sun (July 10, 2019).

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07.08.2019

Photo: Nick Oxford for The Hechinger Report

Melissa Lau, an NCSE Teacher Ambassador from Oklahoma, was highlighted in a story headlined "Teaching global warming in a charged political climate," which appeared in the Hechinger Report (July 6, 2019) and in the Washington Post (July 6, 2019).

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07.02.2019

Norman GeislerThe theologian Norman Geisler died on July 1, 2019, at the age of 86, according to Christianity Today (July 1, 2019), which wrote, "Described as 'a cross between Thomas Aquinas and Billy Graham,' Geisler was a prolific author, apologist, and professor, as well as the co-founder and former president of Southern Evangelical Seminary (SES) in North Carolina and co-founder of Veritas International University in California." He wrote or edited over a hundred books during his long career.

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