Monthly Archives: August 2020

Water and Adaptation to Climate Change

Consequences for developing countries Much of the effort invested so far in adaptation to climate change in higher income countries has been aimed at improving the knowledge base as a prelude to action. This has involved developing modeling capacity, building databases and documenting baseline conditions, monitoring conditions and changes through reporting requirements on public agencies […]

Scientists Discover a Major Lasting Benefit of Growing Up Outside the City

The escape of a trip into mountains or a day lying by the beach may feel like an extravagance to city dwellers confined by a traditional work schedule. But exposure to green and blue spaces is far more than just a luxury. For kids, growing up without regular exposure to nature seems to have ripple […]

Best Practices for Building Relationships with Policymakers

Topic: Best Practices for Building Relationships with Policymakers Description: Research shows that one-on-one meetings with policy makers are one of the most impactful and necessary pieces of any advocacy strategy, but many are intimidated or fearful of meeting with elected officials. Spread the word

Responding to Climate Change

NASA is a world leader in climate studies and Earth science. While its role is not to set climate policy or prescribe particular responses or solutions to climate change, its purview does include providing the robust scientific data needed to understand climate change. NASA then makes this information available to the global community – the […]