Tag Archives: Oakland California

Peter Gleick requests leave of absence from Pacific Institute

From the San Jose Mercury News, Dana Hull reports: Peter Gleick, a nationally known expert on water and climate issues, on Friday asked for a short-term leave of absence from the Oakland-based Pacific Institute, where he is co-founder and president. … Continue reading

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Gleick on camera before he exploded his world

From YouTube’s description: A wide-ranging interview with Pacific Institute president and hydroclimatologist Peter Gleick. Gleick talks about global warming, the challenges climate change poses, the nature of climate change denial, why climate change education is important, and NCSE’s new role … Continue reading

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Comparing climate skepticism to “creationism” in the classroom

Alternate title: Science education gets Gleicked From AAAS: “Is climate change education the new evolution, threatened in U.S. school districts and state education standards by well-organized interest groups? A growing number of education advocates believe so, and yesterday, the National … Continue reading

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Weekend open thread – What are you doing for the rapture?

Somehow, standing in line for this just doesn’t do it for me. So the world ends tomorrow, May 21st, so some people say. What will you do?

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