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Around this time in 2020, we were lamenting online versus in-person conferences. Hybrid presentation formats still abound. What do you all think – has this format improved in the last year? Will it stick around?

ECCN NewsDecember 2021: Hybrid conferences, climate change and tornadoes, and postdoc positions

It’s your once a month round-up of climate news you may have missed. 

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It’s almost the end of 2021! We at the ECCN are still keeping busy but looking forward to a restorative break going into the New Year. 

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Seminars, Webinars, Lectures & Resources

The ECCN is at AGU! Join the conversation about “Preparing Next-Generation Researchers to Meet the Transdisciplinary Challenges of Climate Change” tomorrow at 12:45pm CST, session ED43A (online). 


Climate Change Research in the News

🏞️ Adaptive Landscapes

Forests: an unrecognized force for adaptation to climate change

– Landscape News

Trees are known climate change mitigators, but scientists now push their power to adapt.


Climate Change Presents Challenges and Opportunities for Idaho

– University of Idaho

The impacts of climate change in Idaho will present challenges and opportunities to all sectors of Idaho’s economy — from recreation and tourism to agriculture, energy, human health, infrastructure and land — according to a series of reports prepared by Idaho researchers and just released to the public by the University of Idaho James A. and Louise McClure Center for Public Policy Research.

🌧 Weather 

Climate change likely played a role in this weekend’s deadly tornadoes. The question is how.


CNN interviewed Northern Illinois University Professor Victor Gensini about the role of climate change in last week’s tornado events. 


Jobs, Internships, MS & Ph.D. Positions

Postdoctoral Research Associate- NiMBIOS

University of Tennessee 

We are seeking two post-doctoral researchers to join an interdisciplinary team researching potential impacts on species of climate and land use change, and how consideration of these impacts should inform conservation strategies. The post-docs will join a team researching these issues in a set of projects focused on terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems in the central and southern Appalachians and the Southeastern U.S. more broadly.


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