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Jan 31, 2017, 09:00 ET American Geophysical Union Announces Extension of its Partnership with Wiley

To help realize the American Geophysical Union's (AGU) strategic goal to transform the future of scientific publishing in an evolving marketplace...


Dec 12, 2016, 10:11 ET AGU Sets a New Bar in Reducing Carbon Footprint with Groundbreaking Net Zero Headquarters Renovation to Begin in Early 2017

The American Geophysical Union (AGU) today announced formal approval from its Board of Directors to undertake a $41.7 million complete renovation...


Sep 12, 2016, 09:00 ET Scientific societies speak out against sexual harassment

More than 60 leaders in science from academia, government agencies, and professional societies came together recently to address the challenge of...


Aug 11, 2016, 09:00 ET American Geophysical Union Partners with Wiley to Take On New Geohealth Initiative

Geohealth is a rapidly emerging transdisciplinary field that supports the intersection of Earth and environmental sciences with human,...


Dec 16, 2015, 18:35 ET Budget Deal Shows That Congress Values Science

 The following statement is attributable to American Geophysical Union (AGU) Executive Director/CEO Christine McEntee. "The omnibus funding...


Apr 22, 2015, 15:41 ET America COMPETES Reauthorization Incapacitates Geoscience Research

The following statement is attributable to American Geophysical Union (AGU) Executive Director/CEO Christine McEntee. AGU represents more than...


Mar 16, 2015, 13:38 ET American Innovation Act Recognizes Positive Effects Investing In Scientific Research Can Bring

The following statement is attributable to American Geophysical Union (AGU) Executive Director/CEO Christine McEntee. The American Geophysical...


Feb 03, 2015, 12:34 ET Importance of Earth Science Recognized in President's Budget Proposal

The following statement is attributable to American Geophysical Union (AGU) executive director/CEO Christine McEntee: "AGU is very pleased to see...


Jan 22, 2015, 14:51 ET International Science Organization Makes Research More Accessible to the Public

The American Geophysical Union (AGU) and Wiley have announced that starting in January 2015 they will offer free online access to all AGU journal...


Jan 21, 2015, 08:23 ET It's Time to Reach Across the Aisle and Talk about Science

 The following statement is attributable to American Geophysical Union (AGU) executive director/CEO Christine McEntee: "As President Obama...


Dec 10, 2014, 15:31 ET Status Quo for Science Funding In Omnibus Bill

 The following statement is attributable to American Geophysical Union (AGU) executive director/CEO Christine McEntee: "In these challenging...


Dec 09, 2014, 12:28 ET American Geophysical Union Launches Free Science News Website

The American Geophysical Union (AGU) today announced the transformation of its flagship print newspaper, Eos, into a robust, dynamic and openly...


Nov 11, 2014, 12:08 ET International Scientific Society Reacts to L'Aquila Seismologists Acquittal

The following statement is attributable to Christine McEntee, Executive Director and CEO, American Geophysical Union: The October 2012 conviction...


May 06, 2014, 13:22 ET Climate Change Effects Are Here Now; Require Immediate Action

The following statement is attributable to American Geophysical Union (AGU) executive director/CEO Christine McEntee: "Today's release of the U.S....


Jan 29, 2014, 07:48 ET Time to Go 'All In' On Science

American Geophysical Union Applauds President Obama's Commitment to Funding Basic Research, Addressing Climate Change and Improving STEM...


Jan 16, 2014, 20:51 ET Omnibus Bill Provides Stability for Science Funding, But Not Progress

Failure to Restore Pre-sequester Investment Levels for all Programs, Combined with Years of Underfunding, Continues to Pose a Serious Threat...


Dec 19, 2013, 13:17 ET Budget Agreement Only First Step in Restoring Support for Science Funding

American Geophysical Union Urges Appropriators to Act Quickly The following statement is attributable to Christine McEntee, executive...


Oct 17, 2013, 15:19 ET Government Reopens, Science Struggles to Recover

American Geophysical Union Responds to the End of the Government Shutdown and Its Impacts on Scientists and R&D  The government...


Oct 01, 2013, 15:16 ET Government Shutdown Affects More Than Jobs

American Geophysical Union Responds to Government Shutdown's Impact on Scientists and R&D The following statement is attributable to...


Sep 27, 2013, 16:14 ET National Scientific Society Reacts to IPCC Report Release

Report Reinforces Need for Action to Address Climate Change, Says American Geophysical Union The following statement is attributable to...


Jun 25, 2013, 16:54 ET President's Leadership on Climate Change Is Admirable, Says American Geophysical Union

The following statement is attributable to American Geophysical Union (AGU) executive director/CEO Christine McEntee: We are pleased to see that...


Jun 24, 2013, 15:33 ET Climate Change and Energy, Two Key Issues Featured During AGU's Annual Science Policy Conference

Climate change and energy will be among the key issues discussed during the American Geophysical Union's annual Science Policy Conference on 24...


Jun 20, 2013, 14:17 ET Researchers, Policymakers, Industry Leaders Gather for AGU's Annual Science Policy Conference

 Researchers from leading scientific research institutions, federal and state agency representatives, industry leaders, and NGO staffers will...


Apr 10, 2013, 17:07 ET Science Funding in President's Budget Proposal a Step in the Right Direction

Scientists Pleased to See Recognition of R&D's Role in Protecting Public Safety/Supporting Economic Growth, says American Geophysical Union...


Feb 13, 2013, 16:50 ET Scientists Applaud Climate Change Call to Action; Express Concern with Sequestration's Threat to R&D

American Geophysical Union Reacts to President Obama's State of the Union Address The following statement is attributable to American...