Conversations sparked by Tamsin Edwards' recent op-ed (goo.gl/Q37ukH
) and the even more recent AGU statement on climate action (goo.gl/lu3ZaR
) have renewed the debate regarding just how active scientists should be in shaping, directing, and supporting climate policy.
The Sustainability Media Lab has invited 3 prominent climate scientists to discuss the following question: should scientists advocate for policy?*
Join the live chat Wednesday (8/7) at 9AM EDT (Eastern Time). What time is that in ____
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Gavin Schmidt | Climate scientist at NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies |@ClimateOfGavin| Full bio: goo.gl/zykkhM
Judith Curry | Professor and Chair of the School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at the Georgia Institute of Technology | Full bio: goo.gl/BLTu2W
Richard Betts | Head of the Climate Impacts at the Met Office Hadley Centre |@richardabetts| Full bio: goo.gl/U029Wo
Kathy Zhang | Sustainability Media Lab | Student at Columbia University
Alexandra Boghosian | Sustainability Media Lab | Researcher at Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory
Join the conversation! Tweet your questions to @SustMediaLab+#ScienceAdvocacyDebate or post them to this Google+ page. The panel will take public questions before and during the Hangout!