The launch of NCSE's new initiative aimed at defending the teaching of climate change continues. For Tuesday, January 17, there is a press release about the addition of the climate scientist Peter Gleick to NCSE's board of directors, a sample
chapter (PDF) from Robert Henson's The Rough Guide to Climate Change, and a video
interview of Peter Gleick. (UPDATE: Dr. Gleick will not be joining the NCSE board. See Source of Heartland leak steps forward.)New coverage in the press of the initiative includes
Nature (January 16, 2012),
Ars Technica (January 16, 2012), Science Insider (January 17, 2012), the Houston Chronicle's science
blog (January 17, 2012), and The New York Times's Green blog (January 17, 2012).