The Tickell Network
The Tickell network aims to link climate science research, large-scale climate education and tools to empower the citizenry to understand global climate change and implement climate solutions. This rapidly growing Interactive Network, named for Sir Crispin Tickell, the Climate Institute’s Chairman and an environmental hero in Mexico and UK, seeks to achieve widespread public education in climate science while inspiring the visitors to climate theatres at museums and educational parks to become climate problem solvers using their smart
phones, laptops and desktops. The Mexico Observatory Team of Carlos Diaz Leal, Dra. Aurora Elena Ramos, Sir Crispin Tickell, Barbara Hernandez, and Luis Roberto Acosta spearheaded the development of the Tickell Network, which now consists of the Tickell Observatory, 14 climate outreach centers and theatres in Mexico, the Center for Environment Leadership Training, and the Wild Center in the US.
Since the first climate theater opened in Puebla, Mexico in 2009, the Tickell Network has grown dramatically. With locations throughout Mexico, the Tickell Network opened its most recent theater last year in Dubai. The network’s climate observatory at Pico de Orizaba National Park in the state of Puebla has been recording data on climate indicators for the global scientific community since 2009. With the addition of the Center for Environmental Leadership Training in Hanover, New Hampshire, next to the Dartmouth College campus, the Tickell Network is fostering a global climate education movement.
Sir Crispin Tickell Climate Observatory
The Climate Institute built the world’s highest climate observatory (see photo) at 4581m, atop Sierra Negra peak in Pico de Orizaba National Park in the State of Puebla. The observatory is located next to the Large Millimeter Telescope , the largest and most sensitive single-aperture telescope in its frequency in the world. Even in advance of the observatory’s completion, the Climate Institute was gathering greenhouse measurements on site. Sir Crispin Tickell Climate Observatory
The High Altitude Global Climate Observation Center measures greenhouse gases and dust particles to track global and regional climate and assess hurricane risk, creating an opportunity for extensive environmental study and filling the gap in the Global Climate Observing System (GCOS), which currently lacks an observation center anywhere in the broad mid-section of the Americas (Mexico, the southern United States, Central America, and the Caribbean). The Observatory has been named in honor of Sir Crispin Tickell, Chairman of the Climate Institute, who has helped greatly to catalyze climate protection efforts in Mexico and the world.
CENTER FOR ENVIRONMENTAL LEADERSHIP TRAINING
In close collaboration with Students, Faculty and Alumni
Location: Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH 03755
Tel: +1 (603) 277-9650
Joined Network in 2011
THE WILD CENTER
Location: 45 Museum Drive, Tupper Lake, NY 12986, USA
Tel: +1 (518) 359-7800
Admission: Child $10, Adult $17, Senior $15
Joined Network in July, 2012
Latin American Climate Threatres