Tagged: AGU

AGU: “Science’s Big Day Out” - Guest Work

Guest Author Dec 24, 2015

by Sara McBride Imagine a conference where the attendees alone represent a city roughly the size of Timaru or Whanganui. Now imagine all those people are passionate about earth (and space) sciences wandering the streets of San Franscico, taking over the city one week a year. This conference is so large it has its own brand of beer. The … Read More

Arctic records tumble as ice melts: 2012 Arctic report card released at AGU - Hot Topic

Gareth Renowden Dec 06, 2012

The latest Arctic Report Card was published yesterday at the American Geophysical Union’s Fall Meeting in San Francisco, and it makes grim reading. Apart from last summer’s new record low sea ice minimum, all the indicators of warming are pointing in the wrong direction. The Arctic is making a rapid transition to a new climate [...] … Read More

The Climate Show #4: Peter Gleick, the AGU, and climate sensitivity - Hot Topic

Gareth Renowden Dec 20, 2010

Our last show for 2010, and it’s over an hour of podcast/video goodness: featuring Peter H Gleick of the Pacific Institute discussing the news from the Fall AGU conference in San Francisco last week, John Cook discussing how we work out how sensitive the climate system is to the addition of heat, plus a roundup [...] … Read More

World leaders pretend - Hot Topic

Bryan Walker Nov 15, 2010

Apparently the American Geophysical Union’s readiness to speak out on climate change which I reported in a recent post was not as the LA Times portrayed it.  Joseph Romm has written of his disappointment that the AGU is constrained by a determination to veer away from anything that could be construed as advocacy. They state [...] … Read More