Climate Education Working Group

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Welcome to the Climate Change Education Working Group

The Climate Change Education Working Group is a new intitative by the Education Committee. Check back to watch the development of this space. Register in the ESIP wiki and click on the "watch" tab to be notified of ongoing events.


During the September 2010 telcon the ESIP Education committee unanimously agreed to form a Climate Change Education Working Group (CCEWG) to support members climate education initiatives such as TERC's CLEAN-NE and CLEAN Pathway projects, several NASA GCCE projects, and the NOAA Climate Stewards program. This initiative will commence at the Winter meeting.

Oct 27th Telcon update:

Telcon participants decided that a moderated round table would be the best format for the CCEWG bellwether gathering which will take place on the afternoon of Tuesday, January 4th 2011. Invitations will go out to experts from several ESIP member organizations, including but not limited to NASA, NOAA, GLOBE, EPA, NSF, CLN and GLOBE.

To focus and scope the discussion we will be developing questions prior to the winter meeting via the ESIP Education listserve, ensuing telcons, and this Wiki. ESIP members are encouraged to propose discussion topics and pre-workshop focus questions below.

Possible CCEWG Round Table Discussion Topics & Focus Questions:

1) Setting up a Speakers' Bureau? (climate scientists available to give talks) [-Alan G]



The next Telcon is Thursday November 18th at 2pm ET
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