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Advisory Committeefor the Climate Communications Initiative Announced!

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine haveappointed a new Advisory Committee for the Climate Communications Initiative(CCI), a major initiative to more effectively enable its extensive body of workon climate science, impacts, and response options to inform the public anddecision makers. The CCI will aim to coordinate efforts across the Academies tosuccessfully address public questions about climate change, develop innovativeapproaches for communicating and disseminating climate information, and toprovide easy access to evidence-based findings and explanations of climatechange to various audiences.

The Advisory Committee willhelp to develop a strategic plan for the initiative and provide guidance inimplementing the plan. The committee will be chaired by David Titley,professor of practice in meteorology and founding director of the Center forSolutions to Weather and Climate Risk at the Pennsylvania State University andformer Rear Admiral in the U.S. Navy. Full roster available here. The group will hold its first public meetingMarch 6-7, 2018, in Washington, DC, details TBD. Public sessions will bewebcast.

David W. Titley (Chair), The Pennsylvania State University

Dominique Brossard, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Robert Bullard, Texas Southern University

Mariette DiChristina, Scientific American, Nature Research Group

David Goldston, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

William Hallman, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey

David Herring, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

Matthew Krehbiel, Achieve, Inc.

Maureen Lichtveld (NAM), Tulane University

David May, AIG

Sabrina McCormick, George Washington University

Tancred Miller, North Carolina Division of Coastal Management

Philip Mote, Oregon State University

Anton Oenning, Future Shape, LLC

Michael P. Ramage (NAE), ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Company (ret)

Louis Schick, NewWorld Capital Group, LLC

Susan Tierney, Analysis Group

Learn more here: http://nas-sites.org/americasclimatechoices/cci-cte/