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Special Issue of Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment

Climate Science Alliance Director, Amber Pairis, co-authored an article on Translational Ecology as part of the December 2017 Special Issue of Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment from the Ecological Society of America. Translational Ecology (TE) is an approach to an environmental problem in which ecologists, stakeholders and decision makers collaborate to develop research that not only address the ecological context, but the sociological and political contexts as well. The Climate Science Alliance and partner, San Diego Regional Climate Collaborative, were featured as a case study under "Engagement" for their collaborative work under the Resilient Coastlines Project of Greater San Diego

Upcoming Event: The Role of Art in Ocean Advocacy

Join Net Impact GPS, EcoArts Foundation, and Climate Science Alliance-South Coast on March 1, 2018 at the School of Global Policy and Strategy at UC San Diego as they present Philadelphia's glacier melt artist Diane Burko, who has recently been moved to take up the subject of coral reef mortality. Climate Science Alliance (CSA) Director Amber Pairis will speak to the importance of art in community engagement on complex environmental topics. CSA's roster of artists include not only Diane, but Sea Changes’ Kira Corser and Spiral Pacific’s Cynthia Matzke -- who will each present on their experience working at the intersection of art and ocean conservation. Miss Violette will treat us to musi

"Climate: Living in a Time of Change", a 2-Day Focus Session in Borrego Springs This Weeke

Climate Science Alliance partner, Anza-Borrego Desert Natural History Association (ABDNHA), is hosting a special two-day focus session titled, "Climate: Living in a Time of Change". The session will feature multiple speakers presenting on climate change as related to human populations, water, and energy. For more information about the event, please visit the ABDNHA's calendar here. For more information about being an Alliance partner, visit here. #BuildingResilience

"Art of Change" Moves to Imperial Beach Library During February & March

Our "Art of Change" exhibit is on the move! We are bringing brand new art from Climate Kids-Mexico and Affiliated Artist Jack Kelly to the community of Imperial Beach February 1st-March 30th, 2018. Be sure to check out our Climate Kids Scavenger Hunt for some hands on fun while roaming the collection! #ArtofChange #ArtCommunity #BuildingCommunity

New Climate Kids and WILDCOAST MPA Kids Brochure

Did you know there are 124 Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) in California? WILDCOAST teamed up with the Climate Science Alliance to bring the Climate Kids "10 Things I can do to help" to their MPA brochure activity! This brochure is available as a resource to educators who would like to teach about these protected ocean areas. Click on the image below to download and print this activity booklet. #ClimateKids #BuildingCommunity

Climate Kids México aparece en video de educación ambiental

Climate Kids - Mexico was recently featured in an environmental educational video created by students in the CBS 116 class located in Mexico. This video was an informative recap of the Amor por el Mar event to be used for education on the environment, climate change, and human impacts. View our blog post on the Amor por el Mar (Love for the Sea) event here. To learn more about our Climate Kids program, visit here. To learn more about Climate Kids Mexico, visit here. #ClimateKids #ClimateKidsMexico #BuildingCommunity

Check out our Tribal Summit Story Map!

The 2017 Southwest Tribal Climate Change Summit, held on September 19-21, 2017, provided environmental professionals from regional tribes, and other organizations an opportunity to meet and discuss strategies to respond to current policies, regulatory initiatives, and technical topics in responding to climate change impacts. To recap the successful event, we created an interactive article or Story Map, which can be viewed here on your desktop or mobile device. Learn more about Story Maps and how the Alliance uses them here. The summit was a cooperative endeavor co-sponsored by the La Jolla Band of Luiseño Indians, the University of San Diego'sClimate Education Partners (CEP), the Institute f

Registration Open for the 2018 San Diego Climate Summit!

Registration is now open for the 2018 San Diego Climate Summit hosted by the Climate Science Alliance, Scripps Center for Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation and San Diego Gas and Electric. March 6, 2018 This summit will provide regional environmental leaders with an in-depth look at climate science and related issues, while providing a forum to discuss San Diego’s regional resiliency, built environment, and rich biodiversity. The summit will showcase a new assessment, San Diego County Ecosystems: The Ecological Impacts of Climate Change on a Biodiversity Hotspot, that will be released as part of California's Fourth Climate Assessment. The report features regionally-relevant science that h

Communicating Climate Change Adaptation & Resiliency Through Story Maps

Scientific research is alive in the South Coast. There are a lot of projects and studies to share, all amazing work that our partners are conducting. How can we translate scientific studies to a broad audience effectively? Through a new interactive article viewing system developed by ESRI called Story Maps! Esri Story Maps let you combine scientific information and maps with narrative text, images, and multimedia content, in other words using geography and creativity to tell a story! Above we have an article of climate-smart case studies and a stagnant map of resilient coastline projects underway in the county of San Diego. Transforming these two examples into Story Maps means that a viewer

Join the Southwest Tribal Climate Change Network Call

The Native Nations Climate Adaptation Program at the University of Arizona will be hosting a Southwest Tribal Climate Change Network Call on January 10th, 2018. This call will feature presentations from Climate Science Alliance partner Shasta Gaughen, PhD who will be presenting on "Preparing for the Impacts of Climate Change on Health in Tribal Communities", and Nuin-Tara Key who will be presenting on the "California Climate Adaptation Framework". The Southwest Tribal Climate Change Network Call is open to public. To join the call, register here on Wednesday, January 10th, 2017 at 11:00 am (Arizona time) / 10:00 am (California time), or go to this URL: To learn mo

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