GIFT workshop: deadline approaching

Teachers and educators interested in taking part in the 2013 Geosciences Information for Teachers (GIFT) workshop should submit their symposium applications and requests for travel and accommodation support by 30 October 2012. As previously announced on the EGU website, the GIFT workshop will be taking place on April 8-10 2013 at the EGU General Assembly in Vienna, Austria. The topic of the 2013 e ...[Read More]

Competition: Design an EGU infographic!

Infographics, images containing graphics, text, and statistics, are increasingly being used to share complex scientific concepts with a wider audience. They are powerful communication tools because they can be spread virally across social networks, furthering the public understanding of important areas within the geosciences, including climate change, natural resources, and the solar system. To ce ...[Read More]

EGU Outreach Committee meets in Tuscany, Italy

Members of the Munich-based Executive Office recently met with other members of the EGU Outreach Committee just outside Pisa, Italy, to brainstorm about the Union’s various outreach activities. The two-day meeting, led by Chairman of the EGU Outreach Committee Niels Hovius, was held primarily to establish a coherent long- and short-term outreach plan for the Union, some of which will be cove ...[Read More]

Transformation of the Energy Economy: The US experience – Part VI, California and the future of global energy

EGU’s Science Communications Fellow, Edvard Glücksman, continues to share his thoughts as he takes part in a study tour with other members of the Emerging Leaders in Environmental and Energy Policy Network (ELEEP), a joint project of the Atlantic Council of the United States and the Ecologic Institute. This is the last post in the series. If you have any questions or comments, please contact Ed by ...[Read More]