Events & Talks
Washington Post environment reporter Juliet Eilperin, American University’s Matthew Nisbet, and Mother Jones environment reporter Kate Sheppard participated in the American Forum event “The Climate Generation: Youth Media and Politics in an Unsustainable World,” moderated by AU professor Jane Hall and broadcast by WAMU.
- April 18. Engaging the Public and Policymakers on Climate Change. Mellon Fellows series on sustainability, Goucher College, Baltimore, MD.
- April 5. Building Civic and Communication Capacity in Regions and States on Climate Change. Center for Climate and Energy Solutions, Washington, D.C.
- March 28. Nature’s Prophet: Bill McKibben as Journalist, Public Intellectual, and Activist. College of Communication, Boston University, MA.
- Feb. 8. Engaging the Public and Decision-Makers on Climate Change. The Climate Change Institute at the University of Maine, ME.
- Feb. 1. Engaging the Public and Decision-Makers on Climate Change. School of the Environment and Natural Resources, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH.
- Jan. 31. Communicating Personalized Genomics: A Deliberative Forum. Forum hosted by Nationwide Children’s Hospital, The Ohio State University, WOSU and COSI, Columbus, OH.
- Jan. 9. Lessons from the Debate Over Cap and Trade Legislation. Nathan Cummings Foundation, New York.
- Jan. 3. Engaging the Public and Decision-Makers on Climate Change. United States Global Change Research Program, Washington, D.C.
- June 9. Public Opinion and Journalistic Storytelling. Translating Science/Telling Stories: What We Talk About When We Talk About Climate Change. Society of Environmental Journalists and Michigan State University. Cleveland, OH.
- June 1. Matthew Nisbet. Evidence, Ethics, and the Media in Science Policy Debates. Using and Abusing Evidence in Science and Health Policy Workshop. Health Law and Science Policy Group, University of Alberta, CA.
- May 21. Matthew Nisbet. The News Media and Science Policy Debates. Sackler Colloquium on the Science of Science Communication. National Academies. Washington, D.C. [VIDEO]
- April 14. Matthew Nisbet. Public Opinion and Participation in the Climate Change Debate. Panel discussion at the annual meetings of the Public Communication of Science and Technology (PCST) Network, Florence, Italy.
- July 12. Keynote talk, CAISE Science Media and Informal Learning Conference, Virginia.
- June 21. “The Future Green Coalition: Building for the Next Generation of Energy Policy.” Presentation at the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, Washington D.C.
- June 18. “Media, Politics, Polarization.” Panel Discussion at the Breakthrough Dialog: The Future of Liberalism, Sausalito, CA.
- May 18. “Reframing Climate Change Dialog to Reconcile Expert and Public Perceptions.” Osher Lifelong Learning Institute and NOAA’s Climate Program Office, Virgina.
- May 13. Keynote lecture at “The Ethics of Communicating Science in Political Science Controversies” symposium organized by the Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication at Iowa State University.
- April 26. “Climate Shift: Public Engagement for a Sustainable Future.” Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future and Department of Communication, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY.
- April 15. Keynote lecture at “Environments, Risks, and Digital Media: Communicating, Governing, and Managing Risks in a Mediated World,” conference organized by the Ph.D. program in Communication, Rhetoric, and Digital Media at North Carolina State University.
- April 9. Keynote lecture at Wellesley College Communicating Science Symposium.
- March 24. Keynote lecture at “Engaged STEM Learning: From Promising to Pervasive Practices” organized by the American Association of Colleges & Universities.
- February 17. Screening of PBS series episode “The Human Spark,” awarded the AAAS Science Journalism prize for in-depth TV reporting followed by panel discussion featuring director Larry Engel, Eugenie Scott of the Center for Science Education, and Jay Labov of the National Academies of Science. [news story] [video]