UCS at AGU 2021

The Union of Concerned Scientists cordially invites you to the following events at AGU 2021, December 7-16, New Orleans, LA and online everywhere.

Tuesday, December 7

Building Power With Communities to Enhance the Science Advocacy Movement
Town Hall
Fernando Tormos-Aponte, University of Maryland Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD, United States, Shannon Dosemagen, Public Laboratory for Open Technology and Science, New Orleans, DC, United States, Dana Williamson, Environmental Protection Agency, Washington DC, United States, Phil Brown, Northeastern University, Boston, United States, Barbara Allen, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, United States and Chris Hawn, University of Maryland Baltimore County, Baltimore, United States
Tuesday, 7 December 2021, 12:15 - 13:15ET, Online Only

Monday, December 13

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Federal Science Jobs, Fellowships, and Internships
Town Hall
Convener: Jacob Carter, Union of Concerned Scientists
Monday, 13 December 2021, 12:15 - 13:15ET, Convention Center - Room 353-355

How Is Science Doing in Washington? The State of U.S. Science Policy One Year Into the Biden Administration and Where We Go From Here
Convener: Jacob Carter, Union of Concerned Scientists Presenters: Maria Caffrey, Independent Expert, Lauren Kurtz, Climate Science Legal Defense Fund, Chris Zarba, Environmental Protection Network, Heather Tallis Monday, 13 December 2021, 19:15 - 20:15ET, Convention Center - Room 388-390

Tuesday, December 14

New Methods and Interdisciplinary Approaches for Addressing Environmental Health Disparities in Air Pollution Research and Implications for Policy
Oral Session
Jacob Matthew Carter, Union of Concerned Scientists, Washington, DC, United States, Julian Marshall, University of Washington, Seattle, United States and Cesunica Ivey, University of California Berkeley, Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, Berkeley, United States
Tuesday, 14 December 2021, 10:45 - 12:00ET, Convention Center - Room 288-290

Advocating for local air pollution policy through community-based, community-driven air monitoring
Oral Talk
Beto Lugo Martinez, Clean Air Now Kansas City, Kansas City, United States, Elizabeth Friedman, Children's Mercy Kansas City, Clean Air Now Kansas City, United States and Casey Kalman, Union of Concerned Scientists, Washington, DC, United States
Tuesday, 14 December 2021, 10:45 - 10:50amET, Convention Center - Room 288-290

Assessment of Air Pollution Impacts and Monitoring Data Limitations of a Spring 2019 Chemical Facility Fire
Oral Talk
Anita Desikan, Casey Kalman, Taryn MacKinney and Genna Reed, Union of Concerned Scientists, Center for Science and Democracy, Washington, DC, United States
Tuesday, 14 December 2021, 10:55 - 11:00amET, Convention Center - Room 288-290

New Methods and Interdisciplinary Approaches for Addressing Environmental Health Disparities in Air Pollution Research and Implications for Policy
Poster Session
Jacob Matthew Carter, Union of Concerned Scientists Washington DC, United States, Julian Marshall, University of Washington, Seattle, United States and Cesunica Ivey, University of California Berkeley, Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, Berkeley, United States
Tuesday, 14 December 2021, 17:00 - 19:00ET, Convention Center - Poster Hall, D-F

Advancing Equitable Science Policy: Frameworks, Stories, and Best Practices
Poster Session
Melissa Varga, Union of Concerned Scientists, Washington, DC, United States and Fernando Tormos-Aponte, University of Maryland, School of Public Policy, Baltimore, MD, United States
Tuesday, 14 December 2021, 17:00 - 18:15ET, Online Only

Wednesday, December 15

Bringing Science to Bear for Climate Solutions and Environmental Justice: A Perspective from the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy
Oral Talk
Gretchen T Goldman, Union of Concerned Scientists, Washington, DC, United States
Wednesday, 15 December 2021, 15:53 - 16:03ET, Convention Center - D-2

Climate Litigation Relevant Research: Hazards, Impacts, and Attribution Science
Poster Session
L. Delta Merner, Union of Concerned Scientists, Washington, DC, United States and Emily L Williams, University of California Santa Barbara, Geography, Santa Barbara, CA, United States Wednesday, 15 December 2021, 17:00 - 19:00 ET, Convention Center - Poster Hall, D-F

Developing a Research Agenda for Climate Litigation
Poster
Peter C Frumhoff, Union of Concerned Scientists, Cambridge, MA, United States, Jessica Wentz, Sabin Center for Climate Change Law, Columbia Law School, New York, NY, United States, Benjamin Franta, Stanford University, History, Stanford, CA, United States and L. Delta Merner, Union of Concerned Scientists Washington DC, United States
Wednesday, 15 December 2021, 17:00 - 19:00 ET, Convention Center - Poster Hall, D-F

The Costs and Benefits of Fire Management in Alaska Through 2100
Poster
Molly Elder, Tufts University, Medford, MA, United States, Stefano Potter, Woodwell Climate Research Center, Falmouth, MA, United States, Carly Anne Phillips, University of Victoria, Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions, Victoria, Canada, Peter C Frumhoff, Union of Concerned Scientists, Cambridge, MA, United States, Brendan M Rogers, Woodwell Climate Research Center, Falmouth, MA, United States
Wednesday, 15 December 2021, 17:00 - 19:00ET, Convention Center - Poster Hall, D-F

Thursday, December 16

U41C-13Supporting Soil Carbon as Part of a Holistic Approach Toward Sustainable Food Systems
Oral Talk
Marcia S DeLonge, Union of Concerned Scientists, Washington, DC, United States and Mike Lavender, Union of Concerned Scientists Washington DC, United States
Thursday, 16 December 2021, 12:20 - 12:30ET, Convention Center - D-1

Looking back and ahead: what the 2020 elections meant for STEM and how to engage in the 2022 US Congressional Midterm Elections
Special Session
Caitlin Bergstrom, American Geophysical Union, and Melissa Varga, Union of Concerned Scientists Thursday, 16 December 2021, 15:00 - 16:00ET, Convention Center - Prow Main Stage- Great Hall, First Floor

Climate Litigation-Relevant Research: Defining a Growing Field
Town Hall
L. Delta Merner, Union of Concerned Scientists Washington DC, United States, Peter C Frumhoff, Union of Concerned Scientists, Cambridge, MA, United States, Jessica Wentz, Sabin Center for Climate Change Law, Columbia Law School, New York, NY, United States, Lauren Kurtz, Climate Science Legal Defense Fund (CSLDF), New York, NY, United States and Benjamin Franta, Stanford University, History, Stanford, CA, United States
Thursday, 16 December 2021, 19:15 - 20:15ET, Convention Center - Room 338-339