science communication

Founder and Chief Executive, Planet Forward
Our 2021 Summit event hosted some of the most compelling guests — and conversations — we've ever had. Whether you want to rewatch a portion, or check out the entire event, we have all the info here.

EPA Administrator Michael S. Regan, right, vowed to “reinject science” into federal climate policy in a conversation with Planet Forward Founder Frank Sesno, left, at the 2021 Planet Forward Summit.

Founder and Chief Executive, Planet Forward
The Planet Forward Summit drew students and experts from across the country, and around the world, to consider actions needed to address and communicate climate change.
In a Zoom interview, Lips describes how she worked with multiple organizations to create Wildlife Conservation Legislation.

In a Zoom interview, Lips describes how she worked with multiple organizations to create Wildlife Conservation Legislation. (Screengrab from Zoom)

George Washington University
Imagine a disease stealthily traveling around the world, killing millions, and not leaving behind a trace of its existence. For almost thirty years, Karen Lips has been studying and advocating for policies to stop one mysterious fungal disease that... Read More
Columbia University
This song provides a narrative to the inequities that both underlie and result from global crises such as climate change and pandemics.
The little water molecule introduces herself
George Washington University
"The Little Water Molecule" is a children's story that lightly teaches scientific concepts and water conservation through the eyes of a friendly molecule of water, who is in search of her missing proton.
Planet Forward Senior Correspondent | The George Washington University
The invention of plastic has transformed human life. Plastics are incredibly convenient, and far more affordable than alternative materials. However, the downsides are overwhelming.
Founder and Chief Executive, Planet Forward
With a new year ahead of us, we face big challenges but exciting opportunities. I’m also looking forward to new programming and opportunities for you here at Planet Forward! 
Aquatic view from a Filipino jungle

Aquatic view from a Filipino jungle. (SparklingGirl/Pixabay)

The George Washington University
When I entered college as an international affairs major, the idea of reporting on the climate for a news outlet never really crossed my mind — until I attended the Planet Forward Summit.
Smoke spreads from a factory to surrounding landscape.

(Photorama/Pixabay)

George Washington University
GW student Valerie Yurk reflects on lessons learned during her time as a environment reporting intern for The Guardian.
Helen Riess, M.D.
Founder and Chief Executive, Planet Forward
Amid the COVID-19 global pandemic and social unrest, we are seeing people around the world be more sensitive and understanding to one another.

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