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Education and Human Resources

Climate Science, Children, & the Media Forum Videos

Recording of the February 11, 2022 Design & Discovery Forum on Climate Science, Children, & the Media Forum, sponsored by NSF's Education and Human Resources Directorate.

The opening session of the forum includes addresses by Dr. Jane Lubchenco, Deputy Director for Climate and Environment in the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, and Dr. Alexandra Isern, Assistant Director of NSF's Directorate for Geosciences.

Panel 1, titled "Communicating to children about climate change: A cross-sectoral call to action," features Michael Levine (Noggin), Allison Crimmins (OSTP/EPA), Gary Knell (Boston Consulting Group), Nat Kendall-Taylor (FrameWorks Institute), and Laura Schifter (K12 Climate Action).

Panel 2, titled "Inclusive science communication: Creating compelling stories together," features Sunshine Menezes (Metcalf Institute at URI), Kevin Clark, Alicia Torres (Child Trends), Haley Case-Scott (OSTP), Dana Williamson (EPA), and Emily Cloyd (AAAS).

Panel 3, titled "Sharing the science: What do kids need to know? What do producers need to know?" features Anya Kamenetz (NPR), Claudia Benitez-Nelson, (University of South Carolina), Kate Marvel (NASA), John Fraser (Knology), and Judith Van Hoorn (University of the Pacific).

Panel 4, titled "What works? Successful science-media collaborations," features Gary Knell (BCG), Marisa Nightingale, Patti Miller (Too Small to Fail), Marc Etkind (NASA), Seeta Pai (WGBH), and Amy Friedman (Warner Bros.).

Panel 5, titled "Taking action," features Jean-Claude Brizard (Digital Promise), Carrie McDougall (NOAA), Anuragini Nagar (Sesame Workshop), and Caryl Stern (Walton Foundation). NSF EHR leadership offers closing remarks.

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