A planetary perspective from Kathryn Sullivan, head of NOAA

A planetary perspective from Kathryn Sullivan, head of NOAA

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Tue, 09/20/2016 - 1:09pm

Kathryn Sullivan has seen Earth from space. Now she’s in charge of scientifically monitoring its land, seas and atmosphere.

 

Sullivan is Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the first American woman to walk in space. She’ll be at UCLA on October 18 to deliver the keynote speech of EARTH NOW: EARTH 2050, a massive, three-day environmental symposium at the Luskin Conference Center.

I recently spoke with Sullivan to get her takes on climate change, dealing with the politics of Washington—and what it’s like to look at our planet through a window.

Read the full story from David Colgan with the UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, HERE

 

 

Kathryn Sullivan has seen Earth from space. Now she’s in charge of scientifically monitoring its land, seas and atmosphere.