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: 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 Happer’s myth

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: 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 so important

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: 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 the book’s

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: 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 role of

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: 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 science, and

Ep 5: Emily Vraga, science advocacy and the March on Science

Apr. 3, 2017 by

http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/315873507-user-434246752-ep-5-emily-vraga-science-advocacy-and-the-march-on-science.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSEmily Vraga has researched how advocacy affects a scientists’ credibility (spoiler alert: it doesn’t necessarily). She joins us as co-host to discuss her research and it’s implications for the upcoming March on

Ep 4: Previewing the climate science denial hearing

Mar. 29, 2017 by

http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/315034517-user-434246752-ep-4-previewing-the-climate-science-denial-hearing.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSWe preview the upcoming hearing on Climate Science: Assumptions, Policy Implications, and the Scientific Method. We also discuss Lamar Smith’s speech at the Heartland Institute conference, previewing the hearing. Techniques used to cast doubt

Ep 3: Tony Leiserowitz and consensus messaging

Mar. 27, 2017 by

http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/314359496-user-434246752-ep-3-tony-leiserowitz-and-consensus-messaging.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSWe examine the topic of consensus messaging – communicating the expert agreement on climate change. We interview Tony Leiserowitz from the Yale Program on Climate Change Communication who has conducted leading research into the

Ep 2: Scott Pruitt and science denial

Mar. 26, 2017 by

http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/314359366-user-434246752-ep-2-scott-pruitt-and-science-denial.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSWe examine Scott Pruitt’s denial of the scientific consensus on human-caused global warming, both in a CNBC interview and in his hearing for head of the EPA. We also turn our

Ep 1: Stephan Lewandowsky and origins

Mar. 25, 2017 by

http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/314359242-user-434246752-ep-1-stephan-lewandowsky-and-origins.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSIn our inaugural episode of Evidence Squared, we explore both co-hosts’ journey from a physical science background to an interest in the social science of science communication. Then we talk to