Ep 15: Oren Cass on alarmism vs denial

Jun. 22, 2017 by

http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/329508753-user-434246752-ep-15-oren-cass-on-alarmism-vs-denial.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSHere is the second half of John Cook and Peter Jacobs’ interview with Oren Cass. They discuss alarmism, science denial and the consensus among economists on climate action. The

Ep 14: Oren Cass and scientific consensus

Jun. 7, 2017 by

http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/327038122-user-434246752-ep-14-oren-cass-and-scientific-consensus.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSJohn Cook and Peter Jacobs interview Oren Cass, after Oren and John exchanged articles in the National Review. Peter geeks out about the 2012 Presidential election (Oren was part of the Romney

Ep 13: The science of climate science denial

May. 15, 2017 by

http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/322668433-user-434246752-ep-13-the-science-of-climate-science-denial.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSJohn Cook and Peter Jacobs critique a National Review article by Oren Cass that misrepresents their 2016 paper on the scientific consensus on climate change. They discuss the techniques of

Ep 12: Risks and rewards of science comedy

May. 12, 2017 by

http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/322310191-user-434246752-ep-12-risks-and-rewards-of-science-comedy.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSCommunication researcher Emily Vraga joins us as co-host again to discuss science comedy. She explains her research into how comedy can increase credibility, engagement and reduce perceived aggression. We

Ep 11: Sarah Myhre and scrappy science communication

May. 4, 2017 by

http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/320940080-user-434246752-ep-11-sarah-myhre-and-scrappy-science-communication.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSClimate scientist Sarah Myhre talks about her scrappy science communication: how she draws on expert witness training, hands-on experience, human emotions and transparency to build resilience and effectively communicate

Ep 10: Breaking Debunking: William Happer’s carbon cycle myth

Apr. 28, 2017 by

http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/319937165-user-434246752-ep-10-breaking-debunking-william-happers-carbon-cycle-myth.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSIn our first “Breaking Debunking” mini-episode, John Cook and Peter Jacobs explain how the carbon cycle works (the CO2 we breath out originally came from the air) and debunk William

Ep 9: Joining the March for Science

Apr. 26, 2017 by

http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/319566730-user-434246752-ep-9-joining-the-march-for-science.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSJohn Cook and Peter Jacobs join the March for Science in Washington D.C. They speak to the marchers about how far they came to attend the march, why it’s

Ep 8: Heartland Institute’s misinformation campaign into schools

Apr. 17, 2017 by

http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/318084034-user-434246752-ep-8-heartland-institutes-misinformation-campaign-into-schools.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSLast month, the Heartland Institute sent a climate denial booklet to 25,000 teachers around the US. We look at the why and how of this book. What is the chief motivation for

Ep 7: Kim Cobb and the March for Science

Apr. 10, 2017 by

http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/316980576-user-434246752-ep-7-kim-cobb-and-the-march-for-science.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSKim Cobb talks about her rousing speech supporting science at a street rally in San Francisco. She also talks about her broader efforts to communicate climate science, the important

Ep 6: Lamar Smith’s hearing on climate science

Apr. 6, 2017 by

http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/316394092-user-434246752-ep-6-lamar-smiths-hearing-on-climate-science.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSWe review the House Committee’s hearing on climate science and the scientific method. We explore the conflict between the Republicans’ supposed dismay at the drop in public trust in