14 June 2013
AGU Science Policy Alert 13-30
$100 billion: The total cost attributed to Superstorm Sandy and the year-long Midwest and Great Plains drought, which were the world’s costliest natural disasters in 2012.
12%: The amount of U.S. ocean shoreline waters unfit for swimming, fishing, and other uses because of pollution.
Join hundreds of leading scientists, policymakers, industry professionals, and other stakeholders for the second annual AGU Science Policy Conference on 25-26 June in Washington, D.C. at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. Attendees will explore how the Earth and space sciences can better prepare communities for a changing climate, support the national economy through innovation, and protect the health and safety of humans and the environment around the globe. Don’t miss this important conference, registertoday.
Online registration deadline: Today, 14 June at 11:59 P.M. EDT.
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