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SCIENCESpeak: Hurricane Matthew Proves Climate Change Is Real And Here To Stay

Posted by on Thursday, November 10, 2016, In : Policy Analysis 

Hurricane Matthew

How ironic.

Almost a month ago I participated in the 2016 Carolinas Climate Resilience Conference hosted by Carolinas Integrated Sciences and Assessments. None of us could have predicted Hurricane Matthew would strike the Carolinas. And yet, we shouldn’t be surprised. The effects of global warming and the consequences of radical climate change is a fact. All weather these days is affected by climate disruption. And right after the last presidential debate, David Leonhardt, i...

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Artspeak: Hands-on science: The next generation of museums

Posted by on Thursday, December 6, 2012, In : Public Engagement 
Science permeates our lives.  Yet for most of us, it is still something “out there.”  The opening of a new 80,000 square feet addition to the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences in Raleigh changes the game and takes museums and science to a new level.  It is the size of the Science Museum of Minnesota’s entire exhibition space (70,000 sf) and temporary exhibition space (10,000 sf) combined.  This newly opened Nature Resource Center (NRC) situates Raleigh, a bio-tech and te...
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