August 19, 2009
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
APS Comments on Examination of Society's Statement on Climate Change
WASHINGTON, D.C. — APS has set up an ad hoc committee to examine its climate change statement in response to a request by some of its members. When the committee completes its work, APS will issue a further advisory.
The American Physical Society (www.aps.org) is a non-profit membership organization working to advance and diffuse the knowledge of physics through its outstanding research journals, scientific meetings, and education, outreach, advocacy and international activities. APS represents over 51,000 members, including physicists in academia, national laboratories and industry in the United States and throughout the world. Society offices are located in College Park, MD (Headquarters), Ridge, NY, and Washington, DC.