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Need a quick overview of our new report assessing progress in preparing for the impacts of climate change in #England? Look no further! Read the full report theccc.org.uk/publication/pr…, take a look at our new infographic theccc.org.uk/wp-content/upl… or check out the following #thread
[1/10] Ministers must strengthen policy on adaptation & put resources in place to drive action to prepare for climate impacts in #England. Our report finds that support services/funding have been eroded over past 10yrs & latest National Adaptation Programme is not strong enough.
[2/10] There are many examples of dedicated officials+organisations doing great work to try to build resilience to #climate impacts. But a better, strategic national framework to underpin and drive action on the ground is needed. Piecemeal action does not match the scale of risk.
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This month we'll be doubling up on #WomenInScienceWednesday to feature black women in STEM for #BlackHistoryMonth. Today we're featuring Marguerite Williams, the first African American to earn a PhD in geology in the United States. 1/n
Williams completed her BA at @HowardU and then went on to complete her MA at @Columbia and PhD in geology at @CatholicUniv in 1942. Her dissertation work was titled "A history of erosion in the Anacostia drainage basin." 2/n
Throughout her education & academic career, Williams taught at the Miner Teacher's College, now part of the @udc_edu, where she served as Chair of the Division of Geography. She was promoted to full professor after receiving her PhD and also taught at her alma matter @HowardU 3/n
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