Climate Communications Support Workshop — Asheville
Susan Joy Hassol
Susan Joy Hassol is a climate change communicator, analyst, and author known for her ability to translate science into English. She has worked for more than 20 years to help communicate the science of climate change to a wide variety of audiences, making complex issues accessible to policymakers and the public. She has written and edited numerous high-level reports, testified before Congress, written an HBO documentary, and appeared on national radio and television shows. Susan is the Director of Climate Communication, which provides communication support and training to climate scientists and helps make climate science available and comprehensible to the media and public. She is currently a Visiting Scholar at NOAA’s National Centers for Environmental Information in Asheville, NC where she is working with the Cooperative Institute for Climate and Satellites on the National Climate Assessment.
Journalist and author Daniel Glick has reported from five continents for more than 50 national and international publications, including National Geographic, Smithsonian, Rolling Stone, Harpers, the Washington Post Magazine, the New York Times Magazine, Outside, and Audubon. A former Newsweek Washington correspondent and special correspondent covering the Rocky Mountain West, he is also the author of two non-fiction books: Monkey Dancing: A Father, Two Kids, and a Journey to the Ends of the Earth, about a five-month, around-the-world trip he took with his two children to visit vanishing landscapes, and Powder Burn: Arson, Money, and Mystery on Vail Mountain, an account of the $12 million act of “ecoterrorism” at Vail in 1998. His National Geographic cover story in September 2004 entitled “Global Warning” was awarded an Overseas Press Club award, and, more recently, he became an editor and consultant for the National Climate Assessment. In 2008, Glick co-founded The Story Group, an independent multimedia journalism and production company dedicated to covering the most compelling environmental issues of our day using video, photography, radio and print in innovative ways. In 2006 he received a Knight International Press fellowship in Algeria, where he lived with his two children and worked with Algerian newspaper journalists. Glick resides near Boulder, Colorado.