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Climate Kids Creates New Dune Explorers Program

The Dune Explorers Program, an extension of our Climate Kids initiative, is a new educational curriculum created by our team to connect communities to climate messages and the importance of coastal resilience through projects like our DUNAS restoration effort. By weaving together cultural, ecological, and community values we lay the groundwork for a resilient future. In September 2017, Hurricane María and Irma devastated Puerto Rico causing considerable impacts to both natural and human communities. For this small Caribbean island, the ramifications of global climate change are visceral and imminent — however, Puerto Rico’s is not a story of desperation but of resilience. As part of our DUNA

“Art of Change” at Mission Valley Library through April!

The Climate Science Alliance’s traveling climate art show, “Art of Change”, is open to the public at the Mission Valley Branch of San Diego City Libraries. Come and see new pieces from Alliance Affiliated Artists and Climate Kids, now through April! The Climate Science Alliance has set up “Art of Change” at the Mission Valley Library, as part of our partnership with the City of San Diego Libraries to display the traveling climate art show through 2021! Several pieces of art from our Affiliated Artists and Climate Kids program are on display! Come check it out at the community room of the Mission Valley Library, located at 2123 Fenton Parkway, San Diego, CA 92108, during normal library hours

Climate Hope: 2019 SWTCCS Video Out Now!

“Climate Hope” is the story of the 2019 Southwestern Tribal Climate Change Summit, created by our partners at Condor Visual Media. Check it out today! The 2019 Southwestern Tribal Climate Change Summit was an opportunity to come together, focus on climate strategies and solutions, and advance Tribal resilience efforts throughout the Southwest and North America. Thank you to our partners at Condor Visual Media for capturing the “Climate Hope” felt by all throughout the three-day event. www.condorvm.com The second Southwestern Tribal Climate Change Summit on August 13-16, 2019 brought together 143 practitioners representing 34 Tribal Nations to focus on climate strategies and solutions and adv

Tribal Climate & Health Adaptation Webinar Series Begins January 21 - Register Today!

Our partners at the Pala Band of Mission Indians/Pala Environmental Department are hosting the first training of their 2020 Tribal Climate & Health Adaptation Regional Cohort Webinar Series on January 21, 2020 at 9:00am PT. The Webinar Series is part of the Tribal Climate Health Project, an initiative of the Pala Band of Mission Indians/Pala Environmental Department. This FREE interactive training is offered through a series of eight live webinars scheduled on the third Tuesday of the month (9:00 - 10:30am PT) from January 21 through August 18, 2020. REGISTER Visit ped.palatribe.com for more information on how to register for this informative and engaging webinar series. WHAT THE TRAINING FE

High Tech High Students Partner with Climate Science Alliance to Develop Climate Kids Drought Module

The Climate Science Alliance was proud to collaborate with students at High Tech High - Point Loma this past semester on their “Out of the Box” Project. Check out some of the deliverables from the student’s projects here! The Climate Science Alliance was proud to collaborate with students at High Tech High - Point Loma this past semester on their “Out of the Box” Project. Earlier this Fall, students sought to address the seventeen goals set by the United Nations to help the world 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 add

“Polishing Your PowerPoint” Webinar on January 14 - RSVP Today!

Don’t miss out on a valuable opportunity to learn about making better, more efficient PowerPoint presentations, led by Climate Science Alliance advisor Dr. Shasta Gaughen! This free webinar takes place on January 14. Registration is required - RSVP today! On Tuesday, January 14, the National Indian Health Board (NIHB) is hosting a free webinar, open to all, on how to improve your PowerPoint presentations. The webinar is led by Climate Science Alliance partner and advisor, Dr. Shasta Gaughen of the Pala Band of Mission Indians Environmental Department. Registration is required! RSVP here Learn more about the event in the description below: Have you ever sat through a PowerPoint presentation w

Affiliated Artist Kira Corser in “Endangered” Art Show at California Center for the Arts, Escondido

Affiliated Artist Kira Corser will have her work shown in “Endangered: Exploring California’s Changing Ecosystems” at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido. Museum opening reception takes place on January 10; Show runs January 11 - March 8, 2020. Climate Science Alliance Affiliated Artist, Kira Corser, will have her “Virtual Undersea Experience” in an upcoming show: Endangered: Exploring California’s Changing Ecosystems at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido. All are welcome to attend the Museum Opening Reception on Friday, January 10, 2020. The show runs January 11 - March 8, 2020. Learn more at artcenter.org/museum or the flyer below! #BuildingCommunity #ArtCommunity

Tribal Intertidal Digital Ecological Surveys (TIDES) Info Session, This Saturday!

This Saturday, January 11, the Tribal Intertidal Digital Ecological Surveys (TIDES) team will be holding an introductory workshop on imaging and 3D modeling techniques of coastal environments for the purposes of tracking climate change impacts to culturally important species and areas. RSVP today! Our partners at the Tribal Intertidal Digital Ecological Surveys (TIDES) team, part of Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego, will be holding an introductory workshop on Saturday, January 11 from 1:00pm - 4:00pm. Learn about how TIDES is using state of the art imaging techniques and 3D habitat modeling of coastal environments for the purpose of tracking climate change impacts to cultu

New Year, New Newsletter! Check out #CSAinAction Today

New year, new Newsletter! We're starting off 2020 fresh with a new newsletter. If you haven't seen it yet, check it out here: bit.ly/37NPpzI January's "Alliance in Action!" update includes information about the 2020 San Diego Climate Summit, a re-cap of important blogs from this past month, and other upcoming events you don't want to miss. This year, we're highlighting a climate commitment from our "10 Things You Can Do" series - for January, we're talking about recycling! Get the next newsletter straight to your inbox by subscribing here: bit.ly/39NDiUZ #AllianceNews

Art from Climate Art Fellow Featured in CAICE Interview

“I strongly believe it is our responsibility as scientists to help the public understand the true facts about the causes for the unprecedented changes our planet is experiencing." The San Diego Union-Tribune interviewed Prof. Kim Prather, Director of the Center for Aerosol Impacts on Chemistry of the Environment (CAICE), about CAICE and her upcoming presentation hosted by the Center for Ethics in Science and Technology. This free event is open to the public, and takes place on Wednesday, January 8 frrom 5:00-7:00pm. Register here: www.ethicscenter.net/jan2020/ Recognize that photo Prof. Prather is holding? It was taken by Dr. Nigella Hillgarth, our 2019 Summer Climate Art Fellow, who documen

Youth Climate Challenge Team Update!

Our Youth Climate Challenge participants have been hard at work in their communities leading projects they have designed to help address local climate issues. Tune in as we update you on their incredible progress! The Youth Climate Challenge is an immersive experience that connects students with leading climate scientists, practitioners, artists, and fellow youth. In challenge teams, students are guided and challenged to identify and analyze the climate impacts in their own communities. Together, they investigate climate strategies and solutions and formulate action plans to implement in their sphere of influence. This Fall, our 2019-2020 Youth Climate Challenge participants have been hard a

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