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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....

Apr 04, 2014, 13:44 ET

American Geophysical Union Reacts to Latest IPCC Report

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

Mar 05, 2014, 13:04 ET

President's Budget Proposal a Mixed Bag for Science

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

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...

Dec 02, 2012, 11:45 ET

Select Sessions to be Streamed Live from American Geophysical Union's Fall Meeting

Free Live Streaming Part of Virtual Meeting Program for the World's Largest Gathering of Earth and Space Scientists  For its 45th annual...

May 01, 2012, 10:47 ET

Presidential Citations for Science and Society Announced By the American Geophysical Union

**Location Change Announcement: Please note that the awards presentation will take place in room B339 of the Rayburn House Office Building,...

Apr 30, 2012, 11:39 ET

Presidential Citations for Science and Society Announced By the American Geophysical Union

New award celebrates leaders whose work has advanced understanding and appreciation of the value of Earth and space science  In...

Feb 21, 2012, 19:50 ET

AGU Encourages Integrity in All Aspects of Climate Change Discourse

Scholarly Society Rejects Deception Regarding Heartland Institute Documents In response to a blog post late yesterday, 20 February 2012,...

Feb 15, 2012, 16:54 ET

President's Budget Proposal Affirms Vital Link Between Investing in Science and Economic Growth

AGU Calls on Congress to Continue Commitment to America's Prosperity through Support for Scientific Research, Development, and Education...