Now more than ever, we must demonstrate the importance of science to policymakers and the public.
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This one-hour course, hosted by Dr. Marga Gual Soler and Dr. Tom Wang of the AAAS Center for Science Diplomacy, is the first ever online course fully dedicated to science diplomacy. It includes the basic definitions and frameworks of science diplomacy, its evolution in history, and several case studies with interviews with top practitioners in the field. Join us and learn all about the connections between science and diplomacy throughout the ages.
Congress made rapid progress on appropriations in June and July following a late start, but there’s still a long way to go, with some major decisions yet to be made – including what to do about science and technology (S&T) funding. With the House heading into the annual August recess and the Senate soon to follow, here’s a look at how things have shaped up, and where they might go.
AAAS CEO Rush Holt and 15 other leaders of science societies are requesting a meeting with EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt, in response to reports that he is working to develop a “red team/blue team” process that challenges climate science.