#AGU21 highlights from Monday, Dec. 13


Highlights from Monday, December 13: 

#AGU21 kicked off with tons of sessions, workshops and presentations for solution-focused content in a rapidly changing environment.  

Sessions run online and in-person this week, and you can see all the sessions later on your own time, too.  

Eos’s coverage of #AGU21 today: 

#AGU21 in the news: 

Some event highlights from Day 1: 

  • Dr. Robert Bullard, often described as the father of environmental justice, delivered the Presidential Forum lecture on how to build trusting relationships between communities and science in support of environmental justice.  
  • In a press conference, scientists from CIRES discussed the threat posed by the retreat of Antarctica’s riskiest glacier.  

What to watch for tomorrow, December 14: 

  • Special Presidential Envoy for climate John Kerry and President Biden’s science advisor Dr. Eric Lander will deliver plenary lectures.  
  • Dr. Jeffrey Sachs, the Director of the Center for Sustainable Development at Colombia University will deliver the Frontiers of Geophysics lecture.  
  • NOAA will release its Arctic Report Card 2021.  

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