Not a Cult. Noooo. No. Not at all.

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Next month in Toronto, I’m training a global force of climate visionaries. Apply now: http://ow.ly/OloPi

Attend a Climate Reality Training with Al Gore


July 9-10: BECOME A CLIMATE REALITY LEADER


The Climate Reality Leadership Corps training in Toronto, Canada, which will be held July 9-10, will bring together a select group of individuals committed to addressing the impacts of climate change and implementing the solutions that will define us to future generations. This training is an opportunity to join a global network of leaders committed to solving the climate crisis.

Over the course of two days, you’ll have the opportunity to hear from experts who will share information about the science behind the climate crisis as well as their experiences educating and engaging diverse networks and communities. You will also have the chance to connect with a group of extraordinary leaders from a variety of sectors and countries around the world.

"Life changing," "re-affirming," and "empowering" are just some of the ways past participants have described their experience. Come as a leader, leave as a Climate Reality Leader.



Session Topics and Speakers

Speakers

During the training, you’ll hear from The Climate Reality Project Chairman and founder, former U.S. Vice President Al Gore, as well as world-class scientists, strategists, communicators, and technical specialists about the science of climate change and the direct cost impacts are having on communities around the world. Most importantly, you’ll learn about the solutions that are available today. You will also learn a twenty-first-century skillset in storytelling, public speaking, social media networking, and media engagement from successful grassroots organizers who will share best practices for positive impact.

The Climate Reality Leadership Corps training will bring together scientists, non-profits, civil servants, and policy-makers to craft strategies and action plans towards a sustainable future for Canada, the North American continent, and around the world.

Topics

The Canada training will cover topics such as:

  • Climate Science
  • Solutions for the climate crisis
  • Effective communications skills
  • And more
 

Kreskin

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Scientists sharing information is now a cult? The right is delusional.
 

Locutus

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You will also learn a twenty-first-century skillset in storytelling, public speaking, social media networking, and media engagement from successful grassroots organizers who will share best practices for positive impact.

:lol:
 

Kreskin

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You will also learn a twenty-first-century skillset in storytelling, public speaking, social media networking, and media engagement from successful grassroots organizers who will share best practices for positive impact.

:lol:
Ya that's a cult. Fer shure. The corporate oil barons don't do any training on public relations. Never.
 

taxslave

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No mention of cost. Or how much fossil fuel one is permitted to burn getting there. Wouldn't want to see a thousand private jets lined up at Pearson .
 

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Kreskin

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Science has a lot of cults. Here's another.

Systems Biology Symposia
2015 Systems Biology Symposium
Topic: Personalized Medicine of Cancer

May 28th, 2015, McGill University, Faculty Club and Conference Centre


Dr. Natalie Johnson – Physician, Division of Hematology, Sir Mortimer B. Davis- Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec.
Theme: Using Next generation sequencing technology to inform clinical treatment strategies in lymphoma patients


Dr. Ian Watson –University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Centre, Houston, Texas.
Theme: Understanding the landscape of genetic alterations driving melanoma through analysis of whole exome sequencing and SNP arrays from patient samples


Dr. Juliann Chmielecki – Senior Scientist, Cancer Genomics, Foundation Medicine, Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Theme: Mutational profiling in the clinic


Dr. Calvin Chao– Senior Director of Medical Affairs at Genomic Health, Redwood City, California.
Theme: Oncotype Dx for DCIS


Dr. Andrew Beck– Physician, Scientist, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts.
Theme: Computational pathology


David Solit, MD – Marie-Josée and Henry R. Kravis Centre for Molecular Oncology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre, New York, New York.
Theme: Exceptional drug responders

...............

How did this cult get together go?

2015 Cold Spring Harbor Symposium
21ST CENTURY GENETICS: GENES AT WORK
May 26 - May 31, 2015
Poster abstract deadline: April 6

Organizers:
Terri Grodzicker, David Stewart & Bruce Stillman
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

Topics:

Chromosome Biology
Chromatin & Epigenetics Nuclear Receptors, Clocks & Aging
RNA as Controlling Elements Gene Regulation & Control Evolution
Nuclear Structure Developmental Regulation Editing & Manipulation
Maintenance of Genome Stability
We are pleased to host the 80th Cold Spring Harbor Symposium which will address 21st Century Genetics: Genes at Work in celebration of the 150th anniversary of Gregor Mendel’s landmark 1865 presentation of his paper “Experiments on Plant Hybridization”, which laid the groundwork for modern genetics.

The Symposium will provide a current synthesis of genetic mechanisms and genome & chromosome biology and include more than sixty outstanding speakers in 12 oral sessions. We are accepting abstracts for consideration as poster presentations to be presented in 2-3 poster sessions throughout the meeting. Abstracts should contain only new and unpublished material and must be submitted by the abstract deadline.

Confirmed Speakers:
Karen Adelman, NIH/NIEHS
Genevieve Almouzni, Institut Curie/Research Centre, France
Angelika Amon, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Shelley Berger, University of Pennsylvania
Wendy Bickmore, MRC Human Genetics Unit, UK
Gerd Blobel, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Jef Boeke, NYU Langone Medical Center
Julius Brennecke, IMBA Institute of Molecular Biotechnology, Austria
Anne Brunet, Stanford University
Emmanuelle Charpentier, Helmholtz Center for Infection Research, Germany
Xavier Darzacq, University of California, Berkeley
Titia de Lange, The Rockefeller University
Job Dekker, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Jennifer Doudna, University of California, Berkley/HHMI
Denis Duboule, University Geneva and EPFL, Switzerland
Stephen Elledge, Harvard Medical School
Ronald Evans, Salk Institute for Biological Studies
Anne Ferguson-Smith, University of Cambridge, UK
Susan Gasser, Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research, Switzerland
David Gilbert, Florida State University
Christopher Glass, University of California, San Diego
Shiv Grewal, National Institutes of Health/NCI
Gregory Hannon, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Edith Heard, Curie Institute, CNRS, France
Steve Jacobsen, University of California, Los Angeles
Rudolf Jaenisch, Whitehead Institute/MIT
Alexander Johnson, University of California, San Francisco
James Kadonaga, University of California, San Diego
Scott Keeney, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
David Kingsley, Stanford University
Mitch Lazar, University of Pennsylvania
Jeannie Lee, Massachusetts General Hospital
Arnold Levine, Simons Center for Systems Biology
Michael Levine, University of California, Berkeley
Susan Lindquist, Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research
Dan Littman, NYU School of Medicine/HHMI
Susanne Mandrup, University of Southern Denmark
Thomas Maniatis, Columbia University Medical Center
Robert Martienssen, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Thomas Misteli, NCI/NIH
Richard Morimoto, Northwestern University
Huck-Hui Ng, Genome Institute of Singapore
Svante Paabo, Max-Planck Institute, Germany
David Page, Whitehead Institute/MIT/HHMI
David Pellman, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Nicholas Proudfoot, University of Oxford, UK
Wolf Reik, The Babraham Institute, UK
Danny Reinberg, HHMI/NYU School of Medicine
Bing Ren, UCSD Institute for Genomic Medicine
Gary Ruvkun, Massachusetts General Hospital
Mitinori Saitou, Kyoto University, Japan
Ulrich Schibler, University of Geneva, Switzerland
Robert Singer, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Davor Solter, Max-Planck Society
David Spector, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Alexander Tarakhovsky, The Rockefeller University
Robert Tjian, University of California, Berkeley
Maria-Elena Torres-Padilla, IGBMC, France
Didier Trono, School of Life Sciences, EPFL, Switzerland
Bas Van Steensel, Netherlands Cancer Institute, Netherlands
Stephen West, The Francis Crick Institute, UK
Joanna Wysocka, Stanford University
Richard Young, Whitehead Institute/MIT
Virginia Zakian, Princeton University
Kenneth Zaret, University of Pennsylvania
Feng Zhang, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

The Symposium will begin at 7:30 pm on Tuesday May 26, and end on the evening of Sunday May 31. Social events throughout the Symposium provide ample opportunity for informal interactions and will include a wine-and-cheese party, a beach picnic, cocktails and banquet, and departure brunch on Monday June 1.

PLEASE NOTE: The Leading Strand video archive service will NOT be available for the 2015 Symposium. Labs with two or more paying participants are eligible for special discounts (see below).

Director's Fund Stipends: Participants submitting abstracts selected for poster presentations may be eligible for partial stipends towards the cost of attending the Symposium. Please submit a written stipend request indicating financial need to Val Pakaluk.

All questions pertaining to registration, fees, housing, meals, transportation, visas, abstract submission or any other matters may be directed to Val Pakaluk.

We look forward to seeing you at Cold Spring Harbor in May.
 

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Whats with the "scientists" delusion? A shmuck like you can attend if you fork over the buck$. We need your leadership.
 

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I sent them a little something but am not very hopeful of being accepted.

Thank you for your application! We will be in touch soon by email about the status of your application (so please be sure to add "training@climatereality.com" to your list of approved senders).
In the meantime, we encourage you to take action right now!
Best,
The Climate Reality Leadership Corps
 

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I was watching TV the other day - not much on as usual, but I happened on a channel that had this dude talking about climate change and what we might do to stop it. He was mentioning the use of chemicals and other crap to stop the change. All I know is that he scared the crap outta me because of, what he thought, would be activities we could do to stop the climate change. Start messing around with mother nature and who knows what you'll do.


Pollution is one thing - that we can address - climate change - always has and always will and some a-h standing in front of cameras saying we should be using various chemicals to stop the change just is totally NUTS!! These guys are dangerous!!


JMHO
 

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What scares me is those who go to any lengths to run down one political group in favor of another. I have facebook friend who posts crap about Trudeau as if he's God, and whichever way the political winds are blowing that day anyone who is not Liberal is the anti-Christ. If Mulcair is rising then he is today's Satan. If a poll comes out showing Harper getting stronger then he's the nation's axe murderer of the day.

Same around here. Idealogue central.
 

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What scares me is those who go to any lengths to run down one political group in favor of another. I have facebook friend who posts crap about Trudeau as if he's God, and whichever way the political winds are blowing that day anyone who is not Liberal is the anti-Christ. If Mulcair is rising then he is today's Satan. If a poll comes out showing Harper getting stronger then he's the nation's axe murderer of the day.

Same around here. Idealogue central.
yup..
 

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What scares me is those who go to any lengths to run down one political group in favor of another. I have facebook friend who posts crap about Trudeau as if he's God, and whichever way the political winds are blowing that day anyone who is not Liberal is the anti-Christ. If Mulcair is rising then he is today's Satan. If a poll comes out showing Harper getting stronger then he's the nation's axe murderer of the day.

Same around here. Idealogue central.

Since when do scientists and researchers qualify as a political group?... Kinda defeats the idea of unbiased objectivity if their 'science' is hitched to a political agenda.

PS - the 'cult' you refer to in terms of the genetics researchers aren't attempting to craft a global tax regime to further their cause... A wee bit of a difference there, dontcha think?