UCS Events at the 2014 American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting

December 15-19, 2014 | San Francisco

The Union of Concerned Scientists cordially invites you to the following presentations and poster sessions by UCS experts at the 2014 AGU Fall Meeting.

Visit the UCS Booth

Stop by our booth (#2616) to talk with UCS staff and scientists, pick up copies of our latest reports, and find out how you can join our efforts to put rigorous, independent science to work to solve our planet's most pressing problems. UCS tote bags, notepads, "Got Science?" stickers, and other materials are also available while supplies last.

To stay informed about our work throughout the year, join the UCS Science Network.

Enhancing Communication of Climate Impacts Assessments: Examples of Local Stories, Animations, and Video (ED21E-03)
Melanie Fitzpatrick, climate scientist
Tuesday, December 16, 8:30-8:45 a.m.
Moscone South 102

Effectively Responding to Public Scrutiny When Communicating Climate Science (PA23B-02)
Aaron Huertas, science communications officer
Tuesday, December 16, 2:04-2:16 p.m.
Marriott Marquis, Salon 13-15

The Need for, and Limits of, Scientific Information in Local Decision Making on Unconventional Oil and Gas Development (PA23C-06)
Pallavi Phartiyal, senior analyst
Tuesday, December 16, 3:30-3:40 p.m.
Moscone West 2022-2024

Solutions and Strategies for Fostering GeoEthics and Enhancing the Geosciences Section Posters (ED31C)
Gretchen Goldman, analyst
Christina Carlson, policy research assistant
Wednesday, December 17, 8:00 a.m. - 12:20 p.m.
Moscone South Poster Hall

Science, Ethics, and the Climate Responsibilities of Industrial Carbon Producers (ED31C-3443)
Peter Frumhoff, director of science and policy
Wednesday, December 17, 8:00 a.m. - 12:20 p.m.
Moscone South Poster Hall

Climate, Companies, and Public Policy: How Transparent Is the Private Sector in Reporting Climate Policy Influence? (ED32A-01)
Gretchen Goldman, analyst
Wednesday, December 17, 10:20-10:35 a.m.
Moscone South 102

Ethical Challenges in the Geosciences (Town Hall) (TH43G)
Gretchen Goldman, analyst
Thursday, December 18, 12:30-1:30 p.m.
Moscone West 2007

Attribution of Low Precipitation in California during the Winter of 2013–2014 (U44A-04)
Roberto Mera, climate attribution Kendall fellow
Brenda Ekwurzel, senior climate scientist
Thursday, December 18, 4:45-5:00 p.m.
Moscone West 3018

Carbon Budgets, Emissions Pathways, and the Risks of Missing the 2°C Target: Can We Better Inform Policy? (PA51A)
Melanie Fitzpatrick, climate scientist
Friday, December 19, 8:00 a.m. - 12:20 p.m.
Moscone South Poster Hall

Succeeding in Science Communication amid Contentious Public Policy Debates (ED51F-02)
Aaron Huertas, science communications officer
Friday, December 19, 8:15-8:30 a.m.
Moscone South 302

Beyond Quarterly Earnings: Preparing the Business Community for Long-term Climate Risks (PA54A-06)
Christina Carlson, policy research assistant
Gretchen Goldman, analyst
Friday, December 19, 4:50-5:00 p.m.
Moscone West 3007

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