Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Crosspost: How The First Woman in Climate Science Beat One of Its Founders to a Major Finding

By Carly Cassela via ScienceAlert

This September, as the world takes a stand on climate change like never before, let's spare a thought for those who helped set the stage. The history of climate science stretches back nearly two hundred years, and in all that time, few women have been memorialised in the discipline.

Just ten years ago, Eunice Foote was a name and face all but forgotten, but in 2019, on her 200th birthday, a handful of scientists are determined to keep her memory alive.


Read more at

https://www.sciencealert.com/a-feminist-and-amateur-scientist-beat-one-of-climate-science-s-founding-fathers-to-a-discovery

235th AAS Meeting Carbon Offsets

Learn more about how you can contribute up to $100 towards the purchase of carbon offsets to offset your travel to the 235th AAS Meeting in Hawaii in January here

https://aas.org/meetings/aas235/events#contributions

Simply select 'Contribute up to $100 to the purchase of carbon offsets' when you register for additional events.

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