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New Article on Decarbonizing the Industry SectorMarch 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.
Nature Climate Change Article on Flash DroughtsMarch 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."
Sponsoring Actionable ScienceFebruary 28, 2020
How can science funders support work that fulfills public needs and expectations? In this recent article in Environmental Sustainability AGCI's James Arnott joins Christine Kirchhoff, Ryan Meyer, Alison Meadow, and Angela Bednarek in considering best approaches.
Why Diversity and Inclusion at Conferences MatterFebruary 28, 2020
DEI best practices are a topic frequently in the news: why should this matter to conference organizers? Rebecca Haacker, AGCI's Emily Jack-Scott, and Deb Morrison discuss in this latest article in Chemistry World.
AGU Eos Article Highlights the Idea of Inclusive MeetingsJanuary 11, 2020
What actions can meeting organizers make to help ensure that their workshops are inclusive? AGCI's Emily Jack Scott co-authored a paper in AGU EOS to explore that question, with co-authors AJ Lauer, Wendy Gram, Alycia Crall, Carrie Diaz Eaton, Rebecca Haacker, Emily Jack-Scott, Angeline Pendergrass, and Kaitlin Stack Whitney. To learn more about the workshop that inspired the paper, check out AGCI's workshop on "Being the Change in Global Change: Creating a Culture of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion".
A Look at Local Aspen TreesJanuary 07, 2020
Are aspen trees in the Roaring Fork Valley heading for a decline? Reporter Elizabeth Stewart-Sevrey discusses potential climate impacts to these iconic trees, with insight from scientific research.
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