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Fellows Tackle Climate Change and Bring Making to the People

Many fellows form affinity groups to provide a forum to meet and discuss issues in specific areas of interest related to science and policy. The Energy and Climate Affinty Group and the Social Science

Global Change is a Societal Issue in Need of Social Science

We need to better incorporate the social and biophysical sciences into global change research, say the authors of a recent commentary in Nature Climate Change. With insights from social science,
Streets under water and homes partially submerged in extensive Hurricane Harvey flooding in Texas on August 31, 2017

Living with Environmental Change

By Joan Aron, Allyson Kennedy and Britta Voss
Science has the capacity to bring together people, ideas, and solutions across borders, disciplines, sectors, ideologies, and traditions. This was the theme of the 2019 Annual AAAS meeting, with over
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1.5 to Stay Alive!

By Gillian Bowser and Elisabeth Gilmore
With much fanfare, in 2015, under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), The 21st Convention of Parties (COP21) adopted The Paris Agreement as a plan for global action to mitigate
Bleached Corals

Climate Change and the Oceans

By Judith Weis
While some politicians claim that climate change is a hoax, and climate scientists try to refine their models and forecasts of how much warming will take place in the next few decades, marine

Despite the prevalent misconception that the U.S. is not addressing climate change...

As a AAAS Diplomacy Fellow for the U.S. Department of State in the Office of Global Change, I had a prime opportunity to exercise my technical background and my policy experience. My tasks ran the gamut from representing the U.S. in multilateral negotiations to the not so glamorous conversion of electronic file formats for my boss.
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