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Science Informing California Policy: Legislative Recipients of Inaugural "CCST Leadership Awards" Announced

New Capitol awards event recognizes current and former California legislators whose consideration of science advice have informed their leadership for California.

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Awards 2018

Celebrating Science in Service to California Policy: CCST to Host Science & Technology Week in State Capitol, Starting Feb. 20th

Events will showcase the role of science advice to inform state policy, and commemorate the 30th anniversary of CCST's charter via the California State Legislature in 1988.

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S&T Week 2018

CCST Report Assesses the Long-Term Viability of Underground Natural Gas Storage in California

The California Council on Science and Technology (CCST) has issued the report, “Long-Term Viability of Underground Natural Gas Storage in California: An Independent Review of Scientific and Technical Information,” along with an executive summary and a summary report. All are available for download here.

A CCST Expert Briefing for the Capitol community was held at noon on January 18. Click here for a PDF of the briefing presentation.

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Natural Gas Storage report

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CalTAC: The California Teacher Advisory Council

CCST created a group of 12 outstanding K-14 science and math classroom teachers from throughout California to form CalTAC. This body has provided a voice for STEM educators to discuss trends and policies facing science, technology, engineering, and math education in California, and interface with the State policymaking community.

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CCST S&T Policy Fellows: Science and Technology Informing Policy

Each year, CCST trains and mentors 10 scientists and engineers in the policymaking process, then places them alongside staffers in California Assembly and Senate offices. Known in the State Capitol as "the Science Fellows", these PhD-level experts experience a year of public service and leadership training, and get the chance to explore a career in California’s policy arena. At the same time, the State Legislature benefits from access to highly skilled, science-savvy staff to advise them on legislative issues and priorities.

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S&T Policy Fellows