The link to the original article is: HERE TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN) — A group of climate scientists who are also moms have binded together to stop climate change. Their goal is to encourage other moms to do the same. Joellen Russell has studied the effects of climate change on our oceans for more than 30… View Article
Come on in, the water’s fine! We need all hands on deck to change our climate future.

Saving What We Can

01/10/2022
Growing up in Kotzubue, an Eskimo fishing village located roughly 30 miles above the Arctic Circle in Alaska, Joellen Russell ’89 would watch ice breaking up on the Chukchi Sea and wonder where it all went. “We go from walking, skiing, sledding on it … and then it all goes out to sea, and there’s… View Article
Joellen Russell, Professor at the University of Arizona, joins Cheddar Climate to discuss how poor academic curricula and misinformation online are hindering efforts to educate children about climate change, as well as how Science Moms is providing resources to moms to help create a safer world for their children.
National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine workshops designed to explore the most important scientific and technical questions, as well as questions surrounding governance, needed to assess the benefits, risks, and potential scale for the responsible ocean-based carbon dioxide removal and sequestration approaches.

CSM-Climate Report

08/10/2021
From: Christian Science Monitor By: Stephanie Haynes Climate report: Hope is not lost, but ‘we need to move faster’ The news this week about the Earth’s future has been, for the most part, grim. On Monday, the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released its first analysis of climate science in nearly a… View Article

Earth Day Op-Ed

04/22/2021
Tucson Opinion: This Earth Day, educate kids about climate change Every parent knows that protecting their child’s future is important. But unfortunately, our kids’ and grandkids’ futures are under threat, and not just from the pandemic but something that is equally frightening — climate change. Last summer, Arizona experienced one of its hottest and driest… View Article
The Moms Who Are Battling Climate Change A new initiative seeks to tap into mothers’ concern for the world their children are inheriting. By Lizzie Widdicombe New Yorker Magazine April 12, 2021 Three years ago, I had a baby. I won’t go into the details, but suffice it to say that she is extremely cute,… View Article
More than 100 oceanic floats are now diving and drifting in the Southern Ocean around Antarctica during the peak of winter. These instruments are gathering data from a place and season that remains very poorly studied, despite its important role in regulating the global climate.
By Alia L. Khan, Thomas J. Bracegirdle, and Joellen L. Russell 20 June 2018 Comprehensive Earth system models (ESMs) and climate models are the main tools available for quantitative projections of future climate change and likely physical outcomes. However, diagnosing Southern Hemisphere model performance is difficult because of the spatial sparseness of field data and… View Article

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