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Policy News: November 22, 2021

In this issue: Apply for the 2022 Katherine S. McCarter Graduate Student Policy Award Applications are due Dec. 10, 2021. House Passes Reconciliation Bill, Biden Signs Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill Bill includes $668 million for National Science Foundation (NSF) research and training grants and $500 million for NSF climate research. Nations Agree to “Phase Down” Use of Coal at UN Climate…

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ESA & COP26: Day 7 – Looking back at the Demonstrations

This is a guest post by Andrew Barton, who is an ESA member attending COP26 in Glasglow, Scotland. Barton is a forest and fire ecologist, a writer, and a biology professor at the University of Maine at Farmington. This post was originally published on Barton’s blog The World Is on Fire. All photos and videos are by Barton. by Andrew Barton The…

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ESA & COP26: Day 6 – Is Art the Opposite of Science?

This is a guest post by Andrew Barton, who is an ESA member attending COP26 in Glasglow, Scotland. Barton is a forest and fire ecologist, a writer, and a biology professor at the University of Maine at Farmington. This post was originally published on Barton’s blog The World Is on Fire. All photos and videos are by Barton.  by Andrew Barton…

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ESA & COP26: Day 5 – People

This is a guest post by Andrew Barton, who is an ESA member attending COP26 in Glasglow, Scotland. Barton is a forest and fire ecologist, a writer, and a biology professor at the University of Maine at Farmington. This post was originally published on Barton’s blog The World Is on Fire. All photos and videos are by Barton.  by Andrew Barton…

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ESA Policy News: November 8, 2021

In this issue: Global Climate Talks Commence in Glasgow Countries pledge to combat deforestation, cut methane emissions, transition away from coal and more. House Releases New Reconciliation Bill Text, Includes Funding for Climate Science Bill includes $668 million for National Science Foundation (NSF) research and training grants and $500 million NSF climate research. Two New NSF BIO Directorate Broadening Participation…

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ESA & COP 26: Al Gore is speaking, I’m listening (and writing)

This is a guest post by Andrew Barton, who is an ESA member attending COP26 in Glasglow, Scotland. Barton is a forest and fire ecologist, a writer, and a biology professor at the University of Maine at Farmington. This post was originally published on Barton’s blog The World Is on Fire. All photos and videos are by Barton.  by Andrew Barton…

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ESA & COP26: Day 1

This is a guest post by Andrew Barton, who is an ESA member attending COP26 in Glasglow, Scotland. Barton is a forest and fire ecologist, a writer, and a biology professor at the University of Maine at Farmington. This post was originally published on Barton’s blog The World Is on Fire. All photos and videos are by Barton.  by Andrew…

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ESA & COP26:: Day 2: Progress

This is a guest post by Andrew Barton, who is an ESA member attending COP26 in Glasglow, Scotland. Barton is a forest and fire ecologist, a writer, and a biology professor at the University of Maine at Farmington. This post was originally published on Barton’s blog The World Is on Fire. All photos and videos are by Barton.  by Andrew…

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ESA & COP26: Day 3 and 4: Island Nations are Angry and Science Update

This is a guest post by Andrew Barton, who is an ESA member attending COP26 in Glasglow, Scotland. Barton is a forest and fire ecologist, a writer, and a biology professor at the University of Maine at Farmington. This post was originally published on Barton’s blog The World Is on Fire. All photos and videos are by Barton.  by Andrew…

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Policy News: October 25, 2021

In this issue: ESA and COP26 ESA urges world leaders to limit rising temperatures to 1.5⁰ C. White House to roll out ‘climate framework.’ Here’s what we know The White House is poised to reveal a trove of information about U.S. climate progress ahead of COP 26. United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity Urges Nations to Act Now Representatives to…

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