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Connecting Wildlands & Communities Team Convenes Virtual Town Hall

The Connecting Wildlands & Communities (CWC) team convened a Virtual Town Hall on April 24th, 2020 as an opportunity to share project updates and gather input from stakeholders across the region that will help guide future planning and decision-making. The Connecting Wildlands & Communities (CWC) team convened a Virtual Town Hall on April 24th, 2020 as an opportunity to share information about the CWC project and gather input from stakeholders across the region that will help guide future resource decisions, tools, and planning. The CWC project, funded by the California State Strategic Growth Council through the California Climate Investments initiative, is a collaborative effort of the Inst

Help Support Local Farms, Now More Than Ever

Our partners at the San Diego County Farm Bureau have created a directory of local farmers and ranchers that are selling their products directly to consumers, including our friends at Solidarity Farm, Coastal Roots, and Grangetto’s. Learn more on today’s blog! To address the sudden shift in the food system due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the San Diego County Farm Bureau has compiled a list of San Diego farmers and ranchers that are selling their products directly to consumers. To view the directory, please visit: www.sdfarmbureau.org/support-san-diego-farms View the Press Release here. As part of our Resilient Roots project, the Climate Science Alliance is working collaboratively with various

Climate Kids Successfully Convenes First Virtual Educator Training

In collaboration with San Diego Gas & Electric and Coastal Roots Farm, the Climate Science Alliance was excited to invite educators to learn about the newest of the Climate Kids Traveling Trunks - Climate Science and Food Systems - through our first virtual educator training. Check out the recording here if you missed it! In the spirit of adaptation, the Climate Science Alliance was excited for the opportunity to test out a new strategy for delivering our educator trainings. In collaboration with San Diego Gas & Electric and Coastal Roots Farm, the Alliance invited educators to learn about the newest of the Climate Kids Traveling Trunks - Climate Science and Food Systems - through our first

Grist Cover Story Features Climate Science Alliance and Partners

"We need to find a way to provide [climate science] in real time, so that it is actually a service to the people who need it in that moment." Grist talks with Climate Science Alliance Director, Dr. Amber Pairis, and several of our incredible Tribal partners for their cover story on the atmospheric rivers that drive San Diego's climate crisis. Read the article here.

RSVP for May Webinar Series on Ecosystem Resilience

Join our partners at the Southwest Climate Adaptation Science Center (SW CASC) and the Center for Climate Adaptation Science and Solutions (CCASS) for their series of webinars this May focused on ecosystem resilience. The Southwest Climate Adaptation Science Center (SW CASC) and Center for Climate Adaptation Science and Solutions (CCASS) are hosting a series of webinars this May focused on ecosystem resilience; specifically, the impacts of heat on ecosystems, ecosystem transformations after large-scale disturbance events, and the benefits of Native American cultural burning. The information for each webinar is included in the flyer below.

Celebrate Earth Day Climate Kids Style!

Happy Earth Day Climate Kids! Check out this fun craft activity you can do with supplies you might have laying around the house. Today and every day we here at Climate Kids HQ are working hard to help protect the earth. With your help and the help of thousands of Climate Kids across the world - we can make a big difference together. Remember as scientists, Climate Kids (that's you!) have three very important jobs: find the problem - discover solutions - tell your story Though this Earth Day might be a bit different than years past, our work has never been more important. So to get you excited, we put together this fun craft with supplies we definitely think you might have laying around the h

Make a Climate Commitment with the Climate Science Alliance Team!

Happy Earth Day from the Climate Science Alliance team! Join us in making a "Climate Commitment Carrot" to reduce your impact, help protect the earth, and support local farmers. Check out what commitments our team is making and make your own! In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, the Climate Science Alliance team made their own climate commitments using the "Climate Commitment Carrot" from our Resilient Roots project. Check out what the team is doing to reduce their impact, help protect the earth, and support local farmers! Dr. Amber Pairis, Climate Science Alliance Director, is committed to "Protect Pollinators and Native Plants" Alexandria Warneke, Deputy Director, is commit

From the Ground Up: A Profile on Grangetto Ranches

For our next profile in the "From the Ground Up" series, we talk with Edward Grangetto, co-owner of Grangetto Ranches Inc. and co-founder of Escondido Growers for Agricultural Preservation (EGAP). Check out our Q&A on the blog today! As part of the on-going efforts of the 2020 Climate Change Consortium, hosted in partnership by the Climate Science Alliance and the California Department of Food and Agriculture, we are excited to share a series of producer stories, called “From the Ground Up: Farmer Profiles,” highlighting our region’s producers and the important work they do for our communities. Today's farmer profile is with Edward Grangetto of Grangetto Ranches Inc. Edward Grangetto, alongs

Collaborative Research Partnership Creates COVID-19 HUB Website

Check out the new COVID-19 HUB website for an interactive tracking tool and visualization map that acts like a weather map for the spread and severity of the virus. The UCSD research collaboration invites your feedback to contribute and help support our local medical teams in preparing and identifying illness factors. The COVID-19 HUB website is a new UC San Diego initiative led by the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) Workflows for Data Science Center of Excellence (WorDS Center) in collaboration with with Center for Aerosol Impacts on Chemistry of the Environment (CAICE), Center for Microbiome Innovation (CMI) and Halıcıoğlu Data Science Institute. www.reportyoursymptoms.ucsd.edu The w

Virtual Climate Kids Educator Training - April 21st! Register Today!

We invite educators to learn about the newest of the Climate Kids Traveling Trunks - Climate Science and Food Systems at this virtual training. Spread the word to your education partners. In collaboration with San Diego Gas & Electric and Coastal Roots Farm, the Climate Science Alliance is excited to invite educators to learn about the newest of the Climate Kids Traveling Trunks - Climate Science and Food Systems! Explore the intersection of climate and our food system, learn how to bring this new tool into your classroom or outreach events through hands-on science, art, and storytelling. Virtual learning options will be covered! Training - April 21, 2020 1:00 - 3: 00 pm Training will be hel

From the Ground Up: A Profile on Coastal Roots Farm

For our next profile in the "From the Ground Up" series, we talk with Ricardo Lopez, Vegetable Production Coordinator at Coastal Roots Farm in Encinitas, California. Check out our Q&A on the blog today! As part of the on-going efforts of the 2020 Climate Change Consortium, hosted in partnership by the Climate Science Alliance and the California Department of Food and Agriculture, we are excited to share a series of producer stories, called “From the Ground Up: Farmer Profiles,” highlighting our region’s producers and the important work they do for our communities. Today’s farmer profile is with Ricardo Lopez, Vegetable Production Coordinator for Coastal Roots Farm. Located in Encinitas, Cali

Farm School Students Explore Carbon Sink Demonstration Project

Farm School students recently explored the impacts of climate change to pollinators at the Carbon Sink Demonstration Project. Check out what they learned in this guest post from Ellee Igoe - co-manager of Solidarity Farm. Inspiring young people to take interest and responsibility for our world is a central goal of the Carbon Sink Demonstration Farm, a project of our partners at the Pauma Band of Luiseño Indians and Solidarity Farm. Bees were the focus of Solidarity Farm's "Farm School" and children ages 3 to 13 were busy constructing native bee houses, planting flowers for pollinators, and observing hives. Students were shocked to learn that to create a single pound of honey, bees must fly t

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