Climate at the National Academies

CCI Advisory Committee Meeting—Tuesday, March 6, 2018
Access videos and presentations from the meeting via the links below.
  • Familiarize committee with science communication research and current climate communications landscape
  • Gather input from potential audiences and stakeholders on needs from, and opportunities for, the NASEM in this space

  9:00 AM Opening remarks
Marcia McNutt, President, National Academy of SciencesVideo
  9:15 AM Introduction and Goals for the initiative
David Titley, Chair, Advisory Committee for the Climate Communications InitiativeVideo | Slides
  9:30 AM Keynote: Telling the Whole Story, not Just the Bad Parts
Richard Alley (NAS), Pennsylvania State UniversityVideo | Slides Discussion — Video
  10:00 AM Perspectives on Science of Climate Communication — Video
Moderator: Bill Hallman
  • Tony Leiserowitz, Yale Project on Climate Change Communication
  • Dominique Brossard, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • John Gastil, Pennsylvania State University
Discussion — Video
  11:00 AM The Climate Communications Landscape — Video
Moderator: Sue Tierney
  • Lexi Schultz, American Geophysical Union
  • Paul Hanle, Climate Central
  • Lynn Scarlett, The Nature Conservancy
  • Joseph Majkut, Niskanen Center
  • Katie Reeves, USGCRP
  • Won Ha, Energy Foundation
Discussion — Video
  12:00 PM Lunch
  1:00 PM Agriculture, Health, and Human Impact Perspectives — Video
Moderator: Maureen Lichtveld (NAM)
  • Georges Benjamin (NAM), American Public Health Association
  • James Goodman, Northwood Farm
  • Lanor Curole, United Houma Nation
  • Jeremy Symons, Environmental Defense Fund
  • Cara Pike, Climate Access
Discussion — Video
  2:00 PM Energy, Industry, and Utility Perspectives — Video
Moderator: Lou Schick
  • Haroon Kheshgi, ExxonMobil
  • Sharon Burke, New America
  • Erica Brown, Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies
  • Pamela Doughman, California Energy Commission
Discussion — Video
  3:00 PM Break
  3:30 PM Learning and Public Engagement Perspectives — Video
Moderator: Matt Krehbiel
  • Margo Murphy, Camden Hills Regional High
  • Rick Potts, Smithsonian Institution
  • David Sittenfeld, Boston Museum of Science
  • Kirsten Ellenbogen, Great Lakes Science Center
  • Charles Hibberd, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
Discussion — Video
  4:30 PM Public Communication & Media Perspectives — Video
Moderator: Sabrina McCormick
  • Edward Maibach, George Mason University Center for Climate Change
  • David Biello, TED
Discussion — Video
  5:15 PM National Academy Member Reflections — Video
Moderator: David Titley
  • Ben Santer (NAS), LLNL
  • Andrew Brown, Jr. (NAE), Diamond Consulting
  • Bernard Goldstein (NAM), University of Pittsburgh, Emeritus
Discussion — Video
  6:00 PM Adjourn