Thursday, October 30, 2014

Climate.gov staff, NOAA leadership attend Webby Awards

After winning three awards in the 2014 Webby Awards, NOAA Climate.gov was invited to give a five-word acceptance speech at a ceremony in New York City on Monday. David Herring and Frank Niepold of NOAA Climate.gov attended along with National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Administrator Dr. Kathryn Sullivan and Senior Advisor Christine Blackburn. Dr. Sullivan accepted the awards. Her speech: "Earth: Our home. NOAA's mission."

The Webby Awards are a worldwide best-of-the-Web competition sponsored each year by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences. NOAA Climate.gov was awarded a Webby in the Government category, and Webby and “People’s Voice” awards for the “Teaching Climate” section in the Green category.

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