Climate Blog

  • A desert landscape at sunset, with Joshua Trees
    Join the Earth to Sky Interagency Partnership at the National Association for Interpretation 2021 Annual Conference in Palm Springs, CA! We are partnering with Joshua Tree National Park to offer a highly interactive two-day pre-conference...
  • extreme heat warning sign
    Extreme is a word that can send a climate communicator directly into the swamp : the word extreme is inherently a bit alarming, and vague enough to warrant a multi-sentence qualification when you use it. Even scientists disagree on what this word...
  • Our NNOCCI associate, Dr. Scott Doney, along with his colleagues, has recently published an updated  review  of the effects of ocean acidification on marine ecosystems (see  here  for a previous review). Read on for a summary of their main...
  • map of the earth
    In this blog, we talk about some of the basics of climate change. An understanding of climate science is the foundation of climate communication and action. Weather Versus Climate One of the most common misunderstandings when talking about...
  • Black Lives Matter
    Dear NNOCCI family, In these last weeks, our attention has been focused on the injustices and inequities that have been part of American life for too long. The pain over the murders of Ahmaud Arbery, George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Tamir Rice,...
  • Cover image of The Drawdown Review
    Reprinted with permission from  The Drawdown Review  by Project Drawdown © 2020 Project Drawdown. All rights reserved.   In the spring of 2017, Project Drawdown released its inaugural body of work on climate solutions with the...
  • Screenshot of the "Ask a Scientist" Session from the NNOCCI Virtual Conference 2020
      We had a great turnout for our “Ask a Scientist” interactive break-out session at the latest NNOCCI Virtual Conference, but there were so many questions that we didn’t get to! For those of you who couldn’t join us, we’re also summarizing the...
  • NNOCCI Study Circle participants touring a lab during the climate science day of training
    Have you ever wanted or even needed a climate science question answered but couldn’t find an answer and you wanted to speak with a scientist? Have you wanted to work with a scientist to do outreach but didn’t know how to contact someone? If you have...
  • Image of team with hands in a circle
    We all know that we need big, systems-level change in our society in order to address climate change and create a better future. This requires high-impact collective actions that create change at the cultural and public levels by bringing people...
  • Did you know that we have more than 1,447 members with profiles on Climate Interpreter? That’s a really impressive community of support for climate communication! But who are we as a community? If you haven’t yet checked out our members map , be...

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