The Climate.gov team provided visual highlights to accompany the latest installment of NOAA’s Arctic Report Card, released December, 15 2015.
Have you ever wanted to test your climate prediction skills against the experts’? Now you can! Today, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Climate.gov team released Climate Challenge, a new educational online game that invites players to learn more about climate science and to test their knowledge.
On October 22, Holdren (and staff) posted a “Call to Action” blog which was essentially the start of the climate education initiative. NOAA’s Climate Program Office in partnership with the Office of Education and the National Ocean Service worked with OSTP to develop the initiative and submitted a number of commitments released in the White House Factsheet (Released Dec. 3).
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.”
A CLEAN manuscript has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Geoscience Education theme issue on climate literacy. In recent years various climate change education efforts have been launched, including federally (NOAA, NASA, NSF, etc.) and privately funded projects, as well as the development and deployment of the Climate and Energy Literacy frameworks, both reviewed and endorsed by the U.S. Global Change Research Program.