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Affiliated Artist Audrey Carver Takes Climate Kids Inspiration to Costa Rica

This past summer, Alliance Affiliated Artist Audrey Carver traveled to Costa Rica with Amigos de Las Americas as a project supervisor working with high school students. See how she took lessons she learned with the Climate Science Alliance to inspire her environmentally themed programming. “Cuida los animales - take care of the animals.” “No deja su basura, los arboles tienen almas tambien - Do not leave trash, the trees have souls too” “En el bosque, no hay internet, pero te aseguro que hay mejor conexion - In the forest there is no internet, but you are guaranteed a better connection” This past summer, Alliance Affiliated Artist Audrey Carver traveled to Costa Rica with Amigos de Las Amer

Climate Kids in the Community: Newsletter Update

Attention all Climate Kids Educators! As we dive into the Fall season, we wanted to update you on some upcoming Climate Kids opportunities and get your feedback on how we can best support your climate education endeavors in the classroom and in the field. Check out our latest newsletter for more information and updates! https://mailchi.mp/43371a2f1b02/climate-kids-in-the-community If you'd like to receive these newsletters, please sign up here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSduMfTT9Qudk6QzMGuliF2Rh47t5zXbsHXr9IM1kacCv1uC-g/viewform?fbclid=IwAR2gRQ3g0VCsR7uagfnhhPa23V2Ujih5HhqbJGCiH1Jbenyy7m8FXJJVZLY #ClimateKids #BuildingCommunity

CNAP Annual Report Now Available; CSA Partnership Highlighted

The California-Nevada Climate Applications Program (CNAP) has released their 2018-2019 Annual Report, “Constructing Climate Resilient Communities, Landscapes, and Coasts in California and Nevada”, which highlights our partnership. Check it out today! The California-Nevada Climate Applications Program (CNAP) has had a successful year, with projects ranging from fire warnings, drought tracking, and community engagement! The CNAP team published their achievements in their 2018-2019 Annual Report, “Constructing Climate Resilient Communities, Landscapes, and Coasts in California and Nevada”, which can be found here: https://scripps.ucsd.edu/programs/cnap/wp-content/uploads/sites/109/2019/09/CNAP_

Alliance Awarded 2019 Catalyst Grant from the Network for Landscape Conservation

The Climate Science Alliance is excited to receive a 2019 Catalyst Grant from the Network for Landscape Conservation. Check out how we will work to help build regional capacity with this support through our Tribal Work Group and its initiatives. The Climate Science Alliance is excited to receive a 2019 Catalyst Grant from the Network for Landscape Conservation. The Network launched the Landscape Conservation Catalyst Fund this year in order to accelerate the pace and effective practice of collaborative landscape conservation across the United States. The Catalyst Fund was awarded to 14 organizations to help build critical capacity and accelerate progress in landscape conservation by supporti

MBHS Climate Kids Ambassadors Join Global Climate Strike

Our Climate Kids Ambassadors at Mission Bay High School (MBHS), who form the MBHS Eco Club, are joining the Global Climate Strike on Friday, September 20, 2019. On Friday September 20 and 27, 2019, young people from around the world are inviting their peers and adults to join them in a Global Climate Strike to bring awareness to climate change. In San Diego, students from Mission Bay High School’s (MBHS) Eco Club are joining the strike, staying true to their motto: “From caring comes change”. The Climate Science Alliance has had the opportunity to work with the youth at Mission Bay High School for multiple years, through a close partnership between our Climate Kids program and the school’s E

Climate Kids Program Expands to Washington State!

This month our Climate Kids program expanded to Washington State! See what teachers are doing to bring climate education into their classrooms. This month the Climate Kids team traveled to Washington State to connect new educators to our program. The Climate Kids Washington educators are excited to incorporate both the Climate Science and Oceans and Climate Science and Carnivores curriculum into their entire school programming. Climate Kids, the primary focus of the Alliance’s community engagement effort, is a multi-generational collaborative that supports youth education on climate change and natural resources through hands-on science activities, storytelling, field trips, and art. We nurtu

2019 All Alliance Annual Meeting: Register Today!

Join us for the 2019 All Alliance Annual Meeting to come together to share the stories that have connected us this year and discuss what's in store for 2020! The Climate Science Alliance would like to invite members, partners, and friends to join us for our 2019 All Alliance Annual Meeting. We are excited to come together and share the stories that have connected us this year and discuss the meaningful and innovative climate partnerships and projects 2020 holds! October 31, 2019 San Diego Natural History Museum 1788 El Prado San Diego, CA 92101 9:00 am - 12:00 pm REGISTER Space is limited | Secure your spot today Refreshments & breakfast provided All are welcome to attend. Halloween costume

Climate Science Alliance Participates in Tribal Climate Change Symposium

The Washoe Tribe’s Environmental Protection Department invited Climate Science Alliance Director Dr. Amber Pairis to participate in their Tribal Climate Change Symposium in Lake Tahoe on September 9-11, 2019. Dr. Pairis spoke in the “Science of Climate” and “Outreach & Engagement” plenaries, joining tribal partners from across the country. Multiple Alliance partners were also on hand for this valuable three-day event including staff from the Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals, Viejas Band of Kumeyaay Indians, and Jamal Indian Village. Thank you to the Washoe Tribe’s Environmental Protection Department for hosting this important event! #BuildingCapacity #ClimateKidsTribes #Triba

Alliance Attends Pala Band of Mission Indians Honoring Traditions Gathering

The Climate Science Alliance attended the Honoring Traditions Gathering on Saturday, August 31, hosted by the Pala Band of Mission Indians, the Cupa Cultural Center, the Pala Cultural Resources Committee, and Planet Pala to honor the people and culture of Pala and share the collaboration between Pala and the Alliance. The Climate Science Alliance attended the Honoring Traditions Gathering hosted by the Pala Band of Mission Indians, the Cupa Cultural Center, the Pala Cultural Resources Committee, and Planet Pala on Saturday, August 31,to honor the people and culture of Pala. The gathering took place at the Pala Rey Youth Camp, celebrating and sharing the rich traditions of Pala, including bir

"Connecting Wildlands and Communities" Projects Finalizes Watershed Selection

The Connecting Wildlands and Communities project has finalized the selection of watersheds that will make up the primary study area for the project. The refined list of 55 watersheds prioritizes areas of focus based on project goals and stakeholder feedback. The Connecting Wildlands and Communities project has finalized the selection of watersheds that will make up the primary study area for the project. We began with a proposed study area in coastal southern California from the mountains to the coast ranging from Ventura County in the north to the U.S.-Mexico border in the south. To refine our study area further, we prioritized areas of focus based on our project goals using watershed bound

Climate Kids Thinks “Out of the Box” with Students from High Tech High

The Climate Kids team is excited to join forces with High Tech High in Point Loma this semester to explore the essential question of “What Inspires Change?” and develop Traveling Trunks to help educate and inspire the local community. The United Nations has developed seventeen goals to achieve a better and sustainable future for all. These goals address global challenges we all face, including poverty, inequality, climate change, environmental degradation, prosperity, and peace and justice. To address these goals, biology and humanities students in the 11th-grade at High Tech High - Point Loma will be working alongside the Climate Science Alliance and other nonprofits to help make sustainabl

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