MAR 28, 2016 MEAGHAN GUCKIAN AND TONI LYN MORELLI Photo credit: NJSACC As March comes to a close, we have once again celebrated the many contributions of women to society. For many of us conducting research at the Climate Science Centers and partner institutions, women who have made tremendous strides in our various scientific fields like Marie Curie, Rachel … Continue reading From scarcity to inclusion: The continued need for women in science
MAR 21, 2016 ADRIENNE WOOTTEN There have been several times so far in my short graduate career where I have ended up arguing with one professor or another over something few would think of. How much does the small stuff matter? That is, how much does a small change in methods in research matter? Let me … Continue reading The Small Stuff Matters
FEB 16, 2016 JESSICA BLACKBAND Photo: Jessica Blackband When I tell people that my undergraduate majors were environmental studies and philosophy, they usually respond with a confused look and a comment like, “Hmm, those are very different topics!” Of course, science and philosophy are fundamentally different in the questions they ask and in how they answer … Continue reading The Importance of Philosophy in Responding to Climate Change
AUG 13, 2013 WINSLOW HANSEN After getting my undergraduate degrees from the University of Montana, I moved to Alaska to work as a research technician. I was looking for a big adventure and I found it. I spent a year traveling around the state of Alaska to rural indigenous villages. I worked with a post doc … Continue reading When Does Synthesizing Begin? Contributing to Broader Theory During Early Career
APR 12, 2013 TONI KLEMM Photo: Getty Images A chat about ice cores and oil business A couple of evenings ago I had an interesting discussion with a friend of my roommate. Let’s call him Pete. Pete, the climate sceptic. Pete and I had never met before, so we started with the usual introduction, and continued … Continue reading Some Say…It’s Just a Hoax!