Skip to comments.Stanford joins nationwide teach-in on global warming
Posted on 02/01/2008 6:54:34 AM PST by ProtectOurFreedom
Stanford University sophomore Sabine Bergmann wants to focus her education on issues involving global warming.
"I really want to spend my life and career on climate change," the 19-year-old said. "But there's no major geared toward that specific topic, because it's so new and cutting-edge."
But on Thursday, she went through a kind of accelerated program on the subject as some 1,500 higher-education institutions and schools across the country delved into what was described as the largest teach-in on global warming in American history.
Students, teachers, climate experts and others nationwide simultaneously participated in workshops and activities that sought to educate communities about the environmental crisis and possible solutions. The Oregon-based environmental-advocacy group Focus the Nation spearheaded the day-long project.
Coincidentally, proposed legislation by state Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, is calling for the subject of climate change to be included in California schools' science curricula. On Wednesday, Simitian's Senate Bill 908 cleared the Senate by a 26-13 vote.
It now moves to the Assembly.
"California's students need to understand what's happening," Simitian said in a statement. "A rigorous program of science instruction has to be both current and relevant, and that certainly has to include climate change."
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Too be held in that Chinese city as soon as the snow lets up!
I’ll buy her a one-way ticket to the country of her choice.
Her return is optional.
As long as she surrenders her citizenship before boarding the plane.
LOL! And I thought I was stupid for majoring in the Government of the Soviet Union back in the 80s (hey - I was working in military intelligence at the time!).
You've made an Excellent Choice! Congratulations. My career advice to you is to ALWAYS advocate for man-made global climate change, never waver for ONE IOTA, no matter what any naysayer global-warming denier scientist ever says, and you'll keep yourself employed, and the grants will roll in one after another. Best of Luck!
“I really want to spend my life and career on climate change,” the 19-year-old said. “But there’s no major geared toward that specific topic, because it’s so new and cutting-edge.”
Sure there is, it’s called journalism.
I really want to spend my life and career on climate change, the 19-year-old said. But theres no major geared toward that specific topic, because its so new and cutting-edge.
Sure there is, its called journalism.