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  • Northeast Science Center Collaborative
    algae vegetation and coral under the sea but oceans have absorbed nearly 10 percent fewer fossil fuels since 2000 They can no longer keep up with constantly increasing carbon dioxide levels Read the story here NESCC NEWS KEEP CONNECTICUT COOL ENTERS ITS FOURTH YEAR The Keep Connecticut Cool Climate Change Challenge www keepconnecticutcool org is going into its 4th year Fifth to twelfth grade students who participate create climate change solutions in their schools and communities Over the last 3 years more than 600 students have participated and done extraordinary work to reduce climate change Two years ago we held a workshop for participants at Mystic Aquarium and invited science centers to participate We are reviving that workshop and extending the invitation once again The date is Saturday February 27 We will be setting the agenda in the next 2 weeks Participating centers will be provided a table and able to interact with both Keep Connecticut Cool students 100 and general attendees at the Aquarium on that day In 2008 we had an Audubon table about bird migrations and effects on Connecticut populations eeSmarts activities and Eli Whitney making a cool little LED robot and Peabody talking about animals in Connecticut We hope that many centers will be able to join us in sharing the broad story of Connecticut Climate Change issues and sharing resources and program opportunities with our attendees and the Aquarium visitors There is no cost for you and lunch will be provided If you would like to participate please contact Laurel Kohl KOHLL easternct edu or 860 465 0256 by January 8 If you know of students who would like to participate please share the Keep Connecticut Cool link with them Teams must be registered to attend and can do so through the www keepconnecticutcool org

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  • Northeast Science Center Collaborative
    build up trapping more heat in the atmosphere and disrupting the global climate More How does global warming affect the Northeast It impacts our communities landscapes and local economies According to a recent study published by the University of New Hampshire and Clean Air Cool Planet Indicators of Climate Change in the Northeast earlier ice out changing bloom dates and reduced snowfall are just a couple of the trends we ve witnessed here in the past century More In the News Melting permafrost a self perpetuating climate time bomb Read more In the News Ice cores reveal carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere are at an 800 000 year high Read more In the News Warming oceans stronger hurricanes both result from human induced global warming Read more What can I do about global warming Check out these facts most courtesy of Environmental Defense 21 Percent of U S carbon pollution produced by individual households 42 Number of states where electricity customers have the option to buy green power through their utility or an alternative power supplier Learn how you can buy green power in your state www renewus org 200 000 Number of American households that use solar energy

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  • Northeast Science Center Collaborative
    could a warm ing climate mean for the Northeast News and Events Events from our Members A NEW EXHIBIT AT ECOTARIUM EcoTarium 222 Harrington Way Worcester MA 01604 1899 508 929 2700 Climate Change Backpack Workshops New Climate Change Backpack Workshops will be scheduled later this year Please look here for details Global Warming Links Clean Air Cool Planet Science and Solutions Recommended Reading Books Articles realclimate org Climate science

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  • Northeast Science Center Collaborative
    one for New England and the other for Connecticut Our Programs Collaborative programs offer members resources for climate change research education and action Meet the Scientists This program gets the most relevant rigorously reviewed science to environmental educators for interpretion to the public Speakers Series Bringing global warming experts to member institutions for public talks on the issue Climate Change Backpack The Collaborative offers this unique teaching tool as well

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  • Northeast Science Center Collaborative
    a warm ing climate mean for the Northeast Members Our members are science and nature centers research institutions and environmental organizations belonging to one of our two chapters they are the driving force behind all of our programs Click on the links below to learn more about the leadership and history of these chapters and the 63 member institutions that comprise them Our Chapters New England Science Center Collaborative Members

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  • Northeast Science Center Collaborative
    exhibits and special projects designed to educate the public about the impacts of and solutions to climate change A variety of training and professional development opportunities offered by the Collaborative at no or low cost and Opportunities and funding that would not otherwise be available What does it cost There are currently no annual membership fees Participants pay only the cost of meals or products they choose to buy How

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  • Northeast Science Center Collaborative
    Climate Change Backpack Teaching Tools Cool It Challenge Speaking Series Home Contact For general inquiries or to learn more about the Collaborative contact Jennifer Andrews Clean Air Cool Planet 603 422 6464 100 Market Street Suite 204 Portsmouth NH 03108 jandrews cleanair coolplanet org The CSCC s Cool It Challenge contact Laurel Kohl The CSCC s Clean Energy Education Project contact Jonathon Craig The Northeast Science Center Collaborative is managed

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  • Northeast Science Center Collaborative
    scientists use to unravel human versus natural impacts on climate This dialogue also allows scientists to learn more about how informal educators present complicated subject matter to the public in digestible bits Past Workshops Meet the Oceanographers It s not just hot water we re in Carbon Dioxide Emissions and Ocean Acidification ï ½ Ocean acidification is the phenomenon by which increased CO 2 absorption in oceans results in decreased pH levels which has the potential to cause catastrophic change to biodiversity and foodwebs especially through its impacts on organisms with calcareous shells or exoskeletons including corals sea urchins and oysters Download Dr Scott Doney s presentation here pdf file 4 MB Hosted by The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk 10 North Water Street Norwalk CT 06854 Wednesday April 22 2009 6 00 pm 8 30pm The Presenters Dr Penny Vlahos Assistant Professor of Marine Sciences and Chemistry at UConn Avery Point More about Dr Vlahos here Ocean Chemistry and the Carbon Cycle Dr Scott Doney Senior Scientist in the Department of Marine Chemistry and Geochemistry at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution More about Dr Doney here The Biological Ramifications of an Acidic Ocean More Past Workshops Get synopses research abstracts reports

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