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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

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  • Climate Scientist Visits Aspen, Weighs in on White House 'Clean Power Plan'

    August 05, 2015

    Aspen Public Radio
    Marci Krivonen

    Katharine Hayhoe, one of AGCI's 2015 public lecture speakers, was interviewed by Aspen Public Radio about how climate change impacts Aspen, the White House's Clean Power Plan, and insights into her public lecture on Climate Change: Connecting the Global Challenge to our Local Response.

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  • Engaging Stakeholders on Forest Health: A Model for Integrating Climatic, Ecological, and Societal Indicators at the Watershed Scale

    June 11, 2015

    Journal of Forestry
    James Arnott, Elise Osenga, Jamie Cundiff, and John Katzenberger

    This article on the Forest Health Index written by AGCI and ACES staff was published as the cover story of the September edition the the Journal of Forestry. The Forest Health Index advisory board reconvened in October 2015 to explore opportunities to advance the Index both technically and philosophically.

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  • As World Warms, Ocean Habitats Shrink

    June 04, 2015

    Science magazine
    Erik Stokstad

    Joanie Kleypas, who gave one of AGCI's public lectures last year on Coral Reefs and Climate Change, was recently featured in a Science magazine article on her research in this area.

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  • Emissions reductions are thought to shift from emerging countries to advanced industrialized countries

    May 23, 2015
    Megan Campbell, Mar 11, 2015

    At AGCI's 2014 Frontiers in Global Change workshop, Jae Edmonds presented on future integrated assessment models. This spring he co-authored a study exploring new factors to consider in developing CO2 mitigation investment strategies.

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  • Mountains Warming Faster than Expected as Climate Changes, Scientists Report

    May 01, 2015

    University of Colorado Boulder Blog
    Hananah Fletcher

    Two of AGCI's 2013 workshops explored Adaptation to Climate Change in Mountain and Coastal Areas, one in Hamburg, the other in Aspen. A recent report by a team of NOAA and CIRES researchers has found that warming in mountain regions may be augmented in comparison to overall global warming, leading to a need for more high elevation monitoring sites.

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  • Climate change: Embed the social sciences in climate policy

    April 01, 2015

    David Victor
    David Victor expands on his presentation theme of 'Engaging the Social Sciences in Global Change Research,' (presented at AGCI's 2014 Frontiers workshop) in Nature.

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