EDITORIAL

Climate Change Conversations

Science  05 Apr 2013:
Vol. 340, Issue 6128, pp. 9
DOI: 10.1126/science.1238241

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The thousands of presentations at next week's meeting of The American Chemical Society (ACS) in New Orleans exemplify one of the many ways scientists converse among themselves about the most recent advances in science. Science and technology continue to reshape the world we live in, and appreciating how these changes, both intended and unintended, come about is a necessity for all citizens in a democratic society. Scientists have a responsibility to help their fellow citizens understand what science and technology can and cannot do for them.