Stephen Schneider (1945 – 2010) – Consummate Science Communicator
December 8, 2011
This short film by San Francisco filmmaker Stephen Thomson, a year in the making, pays tribute to a critical scientific and academic figure in postmodern history: the late Climatologist and Stanford Professor Stephen Schneider (1945-2010)
This video was screened before a live audience by Climate One of the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco on Dec 6, 2011 as the introduction to an event honoring Stephen Schneider and presenting an award in his name to Richard Alley, Professor of Geosciences and Associate of the EMS Environment Institute.
This video will be presented again thursday, December 8, at the AGU (American Geophysicists Union) Conference currently being held in San Francisco.
Thomson, an emerging multi-media master, has also been a contributor of musical score material to the Climate Crock series, and is responsible for the gripping adaptation of Bill Mckibben’s now famous essay about extreme weather and climate change, that has now gone viral – see below….