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communicating climate forecasts; Tomorrow (1/19/2017, 12-1pm)

CCRG Colleagues,

A reminder that Sigrid Møyner Hohle will be giving a talk on communicating climate forecasts tomorrow, from noon to 1 in the Leona Tyler room. Sigrid is a visiting scholar from the University of Oslo who is visiting to work with Paul Slovic in psychology on the communication of climate science and climate risk. 

communicating climate forecasts; NEXT Thurs, Jan 19, 2017, 12noon-1pm

CCRG Colleagues,

As noted before the holidays, we have a great opportunity for a CCRG talk next week. Sigrid Møyner Hohle is a visiting scholar from the University of Oslo who is visiting to work with Paul Slovic in psychology on the communication of climate science and climate risk. 

She will be giving a talk as follows -- please mark your calendar.  Also, mark your calendars for Wed, April 26 for the all-day 6th UO Climate Change Research Symposium - more on the call for proposals soon.

CCRG talk: on communicating climate forecasts (Jan 19, 2017, 12noon-1pm)

CCRG Colleagues,

Although I am on sabbatical, I wanted to take advantage of a great opportunity we have for a CCRG talk in January. Sigrid Møyner Hohle is a visiting scholar from the University of Oslo who is here working closely with Paul Slovic in psychology and the communication of climate science and climate risk. 

She will be giving a talk as follows -- please mark your calendar.  Also, mark your calendars for Wed, April 26 for the all-day 6th UO Climate Change Research Symposium - the call for proposals will come out in the new year.

climate data storage -- clarification

A short clarifying note from Stephanie on the earlier message.
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The question on the table is "do we want to join other universities in copying and storing federal climate data that is already publicly accessible but may not be in five weeks?"
This is NOT about hacking or other illegal activities.
Here are two relevant articles from the Washington Post:

climate change data archiving

If you have questions on this, please investigate the link below or contact Stephanie LeMenager directly at slemen@uoregon.edu
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Dear Ron,
I write to pass along some information about climate data archiving events that have been called for as we enter the Trump presidency.

Climate change hire at UO???

Dear CCRG Colleagues,

Many of you have probably seen this but I thought that if one or more people had good candidates, then CCRG might provide a set of people who could lend their support if they were in agreement. In any event, I wanted to bring this to your attention.

Best for your holiday breaks and end of term,

Ron

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Dear CAS Heads and Directors,

7th Annual Northwest Climate Conference tonight thru Wednesday

The 7th Annual Northwest Climate Conference, sponsored by OCCRI, starts tonight (Mon, Nov 14, 2016) and runs thru Wednesday. There are a number of good presentations, plenaries, and guest speakers. General information is at http://pnwclimateconference.org/ and the full agenda of presentations is at http://pnwclimateconference.org/docs/NWCC2016_agenda.pdf and you can find what suits your interests there.

Good climate change news -- court decision

Read the good climate change news below forwarded by Mary "Mims" Wood:
Our Children’s Trust, the organization that spearheaded this case, is holding a press conference at 4 pm today (Nov. 10, 2016) at the federal courthouse in Eugene.

Today, Judge Ann Aiken issued a momentous opinion that takes government's climate policy into the constitutional public trust realm. The opinion speaks to the underpinnings of sovereignty itself. For the first time in history, a U.S. federal judge has expressed

Tues, Nov 15, 1 pm: Ocean Acidification and the future of coral reef ecosystems

Hello - I am hosting Ian Enochs from the University of Miami and NOAA's Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorologic Laboratory next week for the IE2 seminar. He will also be talking to my Tropical Marine Biology class after the seminar so there will not be a lunch reception afterwards, but I am happy to organize a pub visit for the late afternoon if there is interest.

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