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Participants specializing in various disciplines, often from the natural and social science fields, are invited to attend these events. Public Lectures held during the workshops are open to the public. If you are interested in learning more please contact us
November 11, 2018 to November 16, 2018Science Session
AGCI Workshop Featured in the Aspen TimesSeptember 19, 2018
The Aspen Times
In an article discussing drought in the Roaring Fork Valley, CO, the Aspen Times features AGCI's workshop When the Rain Stops: Drought on Subseasonal and Longer Timescales. The article quotes workshop co-chair Angeline Greene Pendergrass in its discussion over the future climate projections for Colorado, amidst the topics of wildfires, recreation, and water restrictions.
Roger Pulwarty on Flash Droughts and AdaptationSeptember 11, 2018
Roger Pulwarty, AGCI's 2018 Walter Orr Roberts public lecturer in association with the AGCI workshop When the Rain Stops: Drought on Subseasonal and Longer Timescales, is interviewed by Aspen Public Radio in advance of his public lecture titled, From Droughts to Floods and Back Again? Learning and Adapting in an Uncertain Climate, hosted at the Aspen Center for Environmental Studies.
Article Published in the Journal Science based on 2016 AGCI WorkshopJune 29, 2018
An article was published in the journal Science today based on the key takeaway's from the 2016 AGCI Workshop Getting Near Zero: Decarbonizing the Last 20%. The workshop was co-chaired by Ken Caldeira, Steve Davis, and Nate Lewis, and identified technology solutions to the most difficult to decarbonize parts of the economy, including heavy industry, cement, long distance heavy transport, and aviation.
Using science to protect habitatJune 13, 2018
Elizabeth Stewart-Severy - June 12, 2018
Listen to the story on Aspen Public Radio that succinctly describes how data can be used to help inform management and support ecosystem health.
Elise Osenga from Aspen Global Change Institute shares information about the iRON project that monitors climate conditions, including soil moisture, at Northstar Nature Preserve. AGCI is working with Pitkin County Open Space and Trails to monitor habitat conditions on public lands. People, plants and animals all enjoy the nearly 5,000 acres of land owned by Pitkin County Open Space and Trails. To make sure the shared space remains a thriving ecosystem, Open Space and Trails is turning to data collected on site.
Nature Geoscience Article Published on 2017 AGCI Workshop FindingsFebruary 05, 2018
In 2017, AGCI workshop participants met to discuss sea-ice loss at the Earth's poles and its potential effects on the globe's weather and climate in the AGCI workshop Understanding the Causes and Consequences of Polar Amplification. The workshop was co-chaired by Clara Deser, James Screen, Doug Smith and Xiangdong Zhang. Their synthesis of the workshop was recently published in Nature Geoscience.
A Short Reflection on AGCI's Model Evaluation WorkshopSeptember 19, 2017
AGCI has become an intellectual proving ground, a ferment for new ideas and concepts, and a place where the different disciplines actually talk, and progress. Hal Harvey
What We Do
AGCI has been the most prominent place for developing interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary dialogues between scientists and practitioners.Guy Brasseur
We are called to be architects of the future, not its victims. R. Buckminster Fuller