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Community Impacts of Oil & Gas Development

BOOT CAMP - October 23-25, 2019, State College, Pennsylvania

SciLine’s all-expenses-paid, 2½-day workshop is designed to arm journalists—including those without deep backgrounds in science—with the knowledge and context they need to incorporate research-based evidence into stories about how oil and gas development is affecting U.S. communities.

Heat Waves and Climate Change

Quick Facts for Any Story

Human-caused global warming has increased the frequency, size, and duration of extreme heat events. What were once very rare events are now becoming more common.

 

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Providing real-time access to knowledgeable and articulate scientific experts.

 
 
 
 
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For Scientists

See how SciLine can connect journalists and other communicators with your work, and help ensure that public discourse and decision making are informed by methodically derived evidence.

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For Journalists

Let SciLine help you find the right expert source so your story is accurate, insightful, and rich in context.

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Evidence

SciLine helps you sort through the chaff of misinformation that can surround complex fields of science and points to experimentally derived evidence you can trust.

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Context

SciLine hosts media briefings and boot camps to help reporters stay on top of science-related topics in the news, and frequently presents at professional meetings.

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Our SiNGULAR GOAL

Strengthen journalistic coverage of scientific findings and inform public discourse with evidence.

SciLine is a free, philanthropically supported service for journalists based at the nonprofit American Association for the Advancement of Science, the world’s largest general science membership organization. 

 
 
 
 
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Our people

Organization

SciLine is led by a director with decades of experience in field and laboratory research, science journalism, and public affairs, and is staffed by experienced writers, editors, and communicators. A volunteer Advisory Board, consisting of scientists, general assignment and science reporters, and communications professionals regularly advises SciLine on strategy, development, and operations issues and to help ensure accuracy, quality, and impartiality.

 
 
 
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