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December 30, 2019
At its heart, education is a communicative process. As such, science and environmental educators serve as important and trusted messengers about some of society’s grandest challenges like climate change. Research has much to offer about how to best approach climate change communication, but that…
December 26, 2019
NCSE is pleased to announce that the latest issue of Reports of the National Center for Science Education—volume 40, number 1—is now available online. Featured are Ann Reid's interview with Naomi Oreskes, a member of NCSE's board of directors, about her new book Why Trust Science?…
December 23, 2019
All that work and only 15 calories!” The exasperation in the 10-year-old’s voice is amplified by the walls of the two-and-a-half-meter-long intestinal tract she’s been crawling through. “That’s like three jelly beans,” one of our interpreters shouts meekly into the tube, unsure to…
December 23, 2019
Why Trust Science? Is the latest book by Naomi Oreskes, an NCSE board member, Professor of the History of Science at Harvard University, and author of other notable books including Merchants of Doubt: How a Handful of Scientists Obscured the Truth on Issues from Tobacco to Global…
December 23, 2019
When the Idaho legislature adjourned sine die on March 28, 2018, a three-year-long struggle over the treatment of climate change in the state's new science standards ended, with a generally favorable outcome, as NCSE previously reported. Now, however, it appears that the legislative attack on…
December 17, 2019
Seven in 10 Americans think that global warming is happening, and six in 10 think that, if it is happening, it is mostly owing to human activity, but only about one in five know that nearly all climate scientists agree that global warming is happening as a result of human activity. Those were among…
December 16, 2019
NCSE's deputy director Glenn Branch contributed "Science Teachers in the Hot Seat: Climate Change Education in a Polarized Society" to the Winter 2019-2020 issue of American Educator, published by the American Federation of Teachers. Using the opposed legislative efforts regarding climate…
December 12, 2019
NCSE's executive director Ann Reid was featured in the Durango Herald's story (December 11, 2019) on climate change education in the public schools of Durango, Colorado. "Despite the virtually unanimous agreement in the scientific community that the planet is warming at an unprecedented…
December 9, 2019
Looking at the description of Climate Parents on the website of its parent organization, the Sierra Club, you would have no difficulty in recognizing it as a group with goals broadly consonant with NCSE’s: Sierra Club’s Climate Parents is a diverse national movement of parents and families…
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