DC – 2019 AAAS Meeting, Sci-Mic Stage

Leave a comment

April 7, 2019 by Dr. G

This was a type of session I had never seen at a scientific conference before – a podcasting stage! Throughout the meeting, several different podcasters did live interviews and recorded them for posting to their series (see the listing). I was able to watch the Direct Current podcast interview from the Department of Energy (podcast home page) and a few others. But the discussion I most enjoyed (which was more of a presentation and sharing of audio clips than an interview) was from the Wall Street Journal and their series The Future of Everything.

On their website, WSJ describes The Future of Everything with the following: “Discover what comes next with this in-depth look at how science and technology are revolutionizing the way we live, work and play. Join host Jennifer Strong every Wednesday as she crisscrosses the country to interview the leaders and luminaries reshaping our world.”

The series did a mini-collection of three podcasts themed around The Price of Climate. Check out each of these episodes, each about 20 minutes in length.

 

The Price of Climate: Is Commercial Fishing in Hot Water?

http://www.wsj.com/podcasts/wsj-the-future-of-everything/the-price-of-climate-is-commercial-fishing-in-hot-water/49C76657-A8FD-45D1-B87B-55271698002B

The Price of Climate: Producing Heat-Resistant Beef

http://www.wsj.com/podcasts/wsj-the-future-of-everything/the-price-of-climate-producing-heat-resistant-beef/B4E9EB45-E846-4E9C-A63C-3C095632E8EF

The Price of Climate: The Northern Farming Frontier

http://www.wsj.com/podcasts/wsj-the-future-of-everything/the-price-of-climate-the-northern-farming-frontier/D9480199-831F-47ED-8F57-429E669B8FF0

 

The first one is great for my oceanography course, but all three I’m going to have my students in my climate course listen to. I hope the Wall Street Journal continues to record additional mini-series such as this one to further communicate the connections between society/economy/climate. I hope to see more sessions/stages like this at more conferences!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Categories

Follow me on Instagram

Starting #SciArtFriday by cutting fabric for a new @joides_resolution #EXP390 quilt. I’ve never focused so much on cutting! The fabric is Three Cats/Da Gama Textiles that is made in South Africa & where I purchased it post-expedition. No room for errors - it’s a long way to get more! (unless @clairerouty wants to go with me to Cape Town again! 😂)
Dropped these winter hats off at the @psu_bw_socialimpact center today. So glad that my de-stressing #crocheting can provide some winter gear for campus students (but 7 hats made in the past month - eek! It’s been an interesting start to the semester….)
I like to celebrate the small victories… like sewing a zipper for the first time! I took a class today at #vikingsewinggallery and made a pillow with a hidden zipper. Oh, the future possibilities….
I'm excited to share the first quilt in my new mini quilt collection. It is a celebration of the Endangered Species Act, which turns 50 this year. I'll be restarting #FrontDoorScience this year to share a new quilt each month with those walking through the neighborhood. I'm starting with this one (& thanks to @legalquilts for picking up the center fabric for me while I was out to sea! It is serving as the inspiration for the collection.). To learn more about this quilt, click on link in bio.
Excited to be a part of the 2023 Penn State Writing in Integrated Studies Faculty Training Program. This book is the framework for the discussions - can’t wait to dive in and do more with my classes!
%d bloggers like this: