Initial Publication Date: April 17, 2012

2012 CLN Teleconferences

December 25, 2012: Cancelled due to Christmas

December 18, 2012: The Climate Literacy Network: Leveraging a Diverse Community to Broaden the Reach of Your Climate Literacy Efforts - Tamara Ledley

December 11, 2012: Informal discussion

December 4, 2012: Informal discussion (AGU climate literacy sessions) (no recording made)

November 27, 2012: Informal discussion

November 20, 2012: Informal discussion about NOAA's Climate Stewards Program (no recording made)
possible CLN teleconference presentation planned for the new year

November 13, 2012: Jeff Severinghaus, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California - San Diego and Ice Drilling Program Office, Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth
Title: Ice cores, air bubbles, and climate change

November 6, 2012: Informal discussion (no recording made)

October 30, 2012: Karen Hollweg
Topic: NAAEE's Environmental Literacy Assessment Framework (see

October 23, 2012: Informal discussion

October 16, 2012: Art Sussman and Sharon Nelson-Barber, Pacific Island Climate Education Partnership
Title: Next Generation Climate Education Framework for the Pacific Islands Climate Education Partnership (PCEP)

October 9, 2012: Informal discussion (NAAEE meeting)

October 2, 2012: Dr. Don Duggan-Haas, Museum of the Earth at the Paleontological Research Institution, Ithaca, NY
Title: There's no such thing as a free megawatt: The Marcellus Shale as a gateway drug to energy literacy

September 25, 2012: Dr. Walt Meier, National Snow and Ice Data Center
Title: The Rapidly Changing Arctic Sea Ice: New surprises in 2012

September 18, 2012: Informal discussion about the status of the state and public reviews of the NGSS -- no recording made

September 11, 2012: Martha Shaw, Earth Advertising - 360º media
Title: How to get messages to the masses.

September 4, 2012: Informal discussion about upcoming conferences and CLN presentations

August 28, 2012: Informal discussion about CLEAN Core, AGU sessions and ideas for potential CLN talks

August 21, 2012: Informal Discussion about CCEP / Triagency strategic plan, messages for different psycho-social audiences, WeatherBug/EarthNetworks

August 14, 2012: Informal discussion about developing messages for effective public engagement on climate change

August 7, 2012:

July 31, 2012: Informal discussion about national messaging strategy

July 24, 2012: Informal discussion about recent papers from Hansen et al. and McKibben

July 17, 2012: Informal discussion - no recording

July 10, 2012: Informal discussion about the future of the National Science Digital Library (NSDL)

July 3, 2012: Informal Discussion

June 26, 2012: Informal Discussion

June 19, 2012: Steve Snyder, Franklin Institute
Title: Climate and Urban Systems Partnership

June 12, 2012: Howard Walters, Ashland University; Great Lakes Climate Change Science and Education Systemic Network

June 5, 2012: Informal Discussion

May 29, 2012: Final review of CLN comments on the first public draft of the Next Generation Science Standards ( to be submitted by June 1.

May 22, 2012: Working session to develop comments on the first public draft of the Next Generation Science Standards (

May 15, 2012: Informal discussion about the Next Generation Science Standards (

May 8, 2012: Panel on this question: How can/do we facilitate interactions between formal educators and informal educators to the benefit of both - both personally and in their teaching?
Panelists: Don Duggan-Haas (Museum of the Earth at the Paleontological Research Institution, Ithaca, NY), David Lustick (Graduate School of Education, University of Massachusetts Lowell, Lowell, MA) and Louise Huffman (ANDRILL, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE)

May 1, 2012: Informal Discussion

April 24, 2012: Informal discussion on Tri-Agency CCE PI Meeting

April 17, 2012: Informal Discussion of Session Proposals for NAAEE (due April 25) and AGU (due April 20)

April 10, 2012: Josh Rosenau and Mark S. McCaffrey, National Center for Science Education
Title: Defending Climate Change Education: Lessons Learned from the Evolution Trenches

April 3, 2012: Rachelle Hollander, Clark Miller, Jason Delborne, Junko Munakata Marr, David Rabkin and David Sittenfeld, of the Partnership for Education on Climate Change, Engineered Systems, and Society Project
Title: Climate Change, Engineered Systems, and Society

March 27, 2012: Richard Alley, Host, "EARTH: The Operators' Manual"

Title: "EARTH: The Operators' Manual" Project -- Good news in unexpected places

March 20, 2012: Geoffrey Haines-Stiles, Project Director, "EARTH: The Operators' Manual"
Title: "EARTH: The Operators' Manual" Project: PBS broadcasts, online/YouTube videos & social media

March 13, 2012: An informal conversation to put together a coordinated set of climate literacy AGU sessions - similar to last year and to begin to identify presentation proposals for NAAEE.

March 6, 2012: Jessica Thompson, Colorado State University
Title: Changing the Conversation: A Place-based Approach to Climate Change Education & Engagement on America's Public Lands

February 28, 2012: Ed Maibach, George Mason University
Title: TV Meteorologists as Climate Educators

February 21, 2012: Jennifer Provencher, Association of Polar Early Career Scientists (APECS)
Title: APECS activities and some communication lessons from IPY

February 14, 2012: Alejandro Grajal, Senior Vice President for Conservation and Education
Title: Climate Literacy Zoo Education Network

February 7, 2012: Dave Jones, StormCenter Communications, Inc.
Title: Engaging Broadcast Meteorologists in Continuing Education: The Glen Gerberg Weather and Climate Summit 2012

January 31, 2012: Dr. Tamara Shapiro Ledley, TERC, CLEAN Pathway Project PI

Title: Climate Literacy and Energy Awareness Network – CLEAN: Overview and Services for CCEP-Phase II proposals and other Climate Change Education Projects and Proposals

January 24, 2012: Jeffrey Ryan, Geology Department, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL
Title: The Coastal Areas Climate Change Education (CACCE) Partnership: Development and Planning Efforts for Climate Change Education in Florida and the Caribbean

January 17, 2012: Noah Newman, Colorado Climate Center
Title: The Community Collaborative Rain, Hail and Snow (CoCoRaHS) Network: Citizen-Science and Climate Literacy

January 10, 2012: Stephanie Pfirman, Hirschorn Professor and co-Chair Environmental Science Department, Barnard College, Columbia University
Title: Using Fun and Games to Engage Climate Learning and Responding

January 3, 2012: Informal discussion about the CCEP-Phase II solicitation