Climate Communications Initiative – Public Meeting March 6

To inform the advisory committee of the Climate Communications Initiative, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine will hold a public meeting on March 6.  Invited experts will discuss perspectives on the science of climate communication; agriculture, health, and human impact; energy, industry, and utility; learning and public engagement; public communication and media; and the climate communication landscape.  National Academy of Sciences President Marcia McNutt will offer welcoming remarks.

The initiative aims to coordinate efforts across the Academies to successfully address public questions about climate change, develop innovative approaches for communicating and disseminating climate information, and provide easy access to evidence-based findings and explanations of climate change to various audiences.  

DETAILS:

The public meeting will take place from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. EST on Tuesday, March 6, in the E Street Conference Room of the National Academies' Keck Center, 500 Fifth St., N.W., Washington, D.C.
Reporters who wish to attend should register in advance with the Office of News and Public Information; tel. 202-334-2138 or e-mail news@nas.edu.  The agenda and additional information about the initiative are available online. Those who cannot attend can watch a live webcast here.

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