21 Feb '13, 4pm

How #Science Storytelling is Shaping Future Generations of Scientists

NRDC is most well-known for being an advocacy organization that utilizes both the political know-how of its policy “wonks” as well as the impeccable strength of its litigation team. Those two forces combined with the grassroots power of 1.3 million members and online activists yields a powerful organization that drives environmental action, protection and education to millions of people every year. But there is one key component to NRDC’s success that is sometimes overlooked due to its smaller representation within the organization: science. The purpose of NRDC’s Science Center is to “bolster its technical capabilities and environmental advocacy efforts across a range of priority issues, from cutting global warming pollution to the extinction of endangered species.” While that sentence adequately covers the technical description of the purpose of science at NRDC, I believe...

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