View the latest coverage and news that was generated around the 2013 AGU Science Policy Conference.

Make sure to look at the conference blog: The Bridge: Connecting Science and Policy.

News Articles

Fires? Tornados? Disasters? How we prepare for looming disasterThe Washington Post – Joel Achenbach

Tips for Surviving a Mega-Disaster – National Public Radio – Jon Hamilton

Why People Don’t Learn from Natural DisastersLive Science – Tanya Lewis

Beach Benefits: Oceanside Living is Good for Health – Live Science – Tanya Lewis

Feeling good after a day at the beach? Study proves benefits of spending time near the oceanDaily Mail – Ashley Collman

Science Policy Conference Speakers Examine Megadisasters and Call for Risk Reduction EffortsEos – Ernie Balcerak

The Future of Space Exploration Discussed at Science Policy ConferenceEos – Ernie Balcerak

Scientists Underscore Obama’s Concern about Climate Change and Extreme WeatherScientific American – Stephanie Paige Ogburn

Africa: Climate Change Puts Marine Economy At Risk, Scientists SayAllAfrica – Charlene Porter

Science Policy Conference Highlights – Eos – Erik Hankin, Elizabeth Landau, Kristan Uhlenbrock

Press Releases

American Geophysical Union Releases Position Statement on Ocean Research

Blog Posts

AGU webcast stresses science communication, public engagement – AAAS: Capitol Connection – Grace Conyers

We Need Space-Based Detection of Threats, but NASA Shouldn’t Pay for It: Reports from the AGU’s Science Policy ConferenceThe Planetary Society – Casey Dreier

Making scientists into scientific spokespeopleAGU: The Plainspoken Scientist – Thomas Sumner

Carbon-cutting steps like those Obama proposed could improve, and worsen, water woesAGU: GeoSpaceThomas Sumner

We Can Handle a Hurricane or Tornado, But What About a Megadisaster? – Smithsonian: Smart News – Mary Beth Griggs

Preparing for Our Future: The Need for Monitoring and Data CollectionUnion of Concerned Scientists: The Equation – Gretchen Goldman

 

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