SPS and ΣΠΣ Statement on the Climate Crisis

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Feb 22 2020

Council action

On January 25, 2020, the governing national council of the Society of Physics Students (SPS) and of Sigma Pi Sigma, the physics honor society, have approved the following statements for general dissemination. This statement was approved on February 22, 2020 and is the society's first statement about human-induced climate change. 

"The Society of Physics Students and the Sigma Pi Sigma National Council encourage chapters to sponsor, engage in, and pursue outreach events that promote awareness of the scientific basis of human-induced climate change to the general public. Furthermore, chapters are encouraged to champion initiatives that address the climate crisis and to practice environmental sustainability."