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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

2020

Featured News

  • The Links Between Soil Moisture, Snow, and Streams

    May 11, 2020

    In an interview with AGCI's Community Science Manager, Elise Osenga, Scott Condon of the Aspen Times explores the questions behind iRON in an article titled: "How much of Aspen's snowpack will make it to the rivers? Soil moisture holds the key."

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  • Nature Climate Change Articles on Disappearing Snowpack

    April 20, 2020

    A new paper has been published in Nature Climate Change on "Implications of Losing Snowpack." AGCI's Research Director, Julie Vano, discusses recent research by Yue Qin and colleagues and Ben Livneh and Andrew Badger on how a decline in the natural reservoir of mountain snowpack may make drought more difficult to predict and could jeopardize irrigated agriculture.

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  • Making Knowledge Actionable for Sustainability

    April 16, 2020

    A special issue in Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability tackles the challenging topic of how to make knowledge actionable for sustainability. A suite of 10 articles offer perspectives ranging from engagement to politics, Indigenous knowledge, and science funding. This special issue was co-edited by AGCI's Executive Director, James Arnott, with Katharine Mach of University of Miami and Gabrielle Wong-Parodi of Stanford.

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  • Yale Climate Communications Interview with James Arnott

    April 09, 2020

    What are the implications of climate-change driven alterations in our soil moisture? Yale Climate Communications explores the topic in a short interview with AGCI's Executive Director, James Arnott.

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  • New Article on Decarbonizing the Industry Sector

    March 15, 2020

    AGCI was proud to be a part of the thinking behind this newly released article: "Technologies and policies to decarbonize global industry: Review and assessment of mitigation drivers through 2070", with lead author Jeffrey Rissman. This excellent exploration of pathways forward explores more deeply many of the concepts introduced from our 2018 workshop on this subject.

    The article, published in Applied Energy is open access.

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  • Nature Climate Change Article on Flash Droughts

    March 02, 2020

    A new paper has been published in Nature Climate Change: "Flash Droughts Present a New Challenge for Subseasonal-to-Seasonal Prediction." Angie Pendergrass and co-authors explore ideas about flash drought and preparedness that emerged from AGCI's 2018 workshop "When the Rain Stops."

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