Sep 07 2016
State of the Rockies Speakers Series: Telling the Climate Change Story presented by Colorado College at ,

State of the Rockies Speakers Series: Telling the ...

Presented by Colorado College at Gaylord Hall

Susan Joy Hassol is a climate change communicator, analyst, and author known for her ability to translate science into English, making complex issues accessible to policymakers and the public for more than two decades. Hassol was the senior science writer on all three National Climate Assessments, authoritative reports written in plain language to better inform policymakers and the public about climate change and its effects on our nation. The third U.S. National Climate Assessment (NCA), was released in May 2014 by the White House, the second NCA came out in 2009, and the first NCA in 2000.In 2012, Hassol was elected a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) for her “exceptional contributions in the area of science communication, particularly for communication of the science of climate change to policymakers and the public.” In 2006, Hassol received the Climate Institute’s first-ever award for excellence in climate science communication, and she was nominated in 2011 as Climate Change Communicator of the Year. She currently serves as communication advisor to the World Meteorological Organization’s Commission for Climatology. She served two terms on the Board of Directors of the American Geophysical Union (AGU), and has been a visiting scholar at NOAA’s National Climatic Data Center in Asheville, North Carolina, as well as at the National Center for Atmospheric Research in Boulder, Colorado.

Admission Info

Free and open to the public

Phone: 719-389-6607

Dates & Times

2016/09/07 - 2016/09/07

Location Info

Gaylord Hall

902 N Cascade Avenue, Colorado Springs, CO 80903