Policy & Critical Issues

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Geoscience Policy

Geoscience Policy works with AGI member societies and policy makers to provide a focused voice for the shared interests of the geoscience profession in the federal policy process. Geoscience Policy tracks and analyzes policy issues; updates the geoscience community through news briefs that cover federal legislation, appropriations, and hearings; organizes meetings, briefings, testimony and written submissions on geoscience policy issues.

Geoscience Policy Advisory Committee

Geoscience for America's Critical Needs: Invitation to a National Policy Dialogue

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Geoscience Policy Recommendations for the New Administration and the 115th Congress

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Critical Issues

Critical Issues provides a portal to decision-relevant, impartial geoscience information. By aggregating material from multiple organizations in one place, the Critical Issues website makes it easier for users to find comprehensive information from across the geosciences. Critical Issues features easy-to-digest peer-reviewed summaries, answers to common questions, and links to more detailed resources.

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Critical Issues Advisory Committee

The Critical Issues program is supported by AGI's Center for Geoscience & Society.

AGI Policy Staff

Maeve Boland
Director of Geoscience Policy

Geoscience Policy Staff:

Danielle Woodring

Geoscience Policy Associate

Jeremiah Bernau

Geoscience Policy Intern

General inquiries for Geoscience Policy: govt@americangeosciences.org, 703-379-2480

Critical Issues Staff:

Cassaundra Rose
Critical Issues Manager

Ben Mandler
AGI/Schlumberger Fellow in Geoscience Communication

Leila M. Gonzales
Senior Researcher

General inquiries for Critical Issues: cipinfo@americangeosciences.org, 703-379-2480